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Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

White: Lawmakers Should Do ‘Whatever They Can’ To Kick Smith Out Again

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said Saturday he hopes state lawmakers find a way to oust Derrick Smith from the Illinois House again, after he was re-elected despite being ousted by his colleagues over his bribery indictment.

WBBM Newsradio–11/10/2012

Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) leaves the Dirksen Building federal courthouse on March 13, 2012, after he was released on bond, following his arrest for allegedly taking a $7,000 bribe. (Credit: CBS)

GOP State Lawmaker Wants To Find A Way To Boot Smith Again

A Republican state lawmaker says he can’t believe Derrick Smith was able to win back his seat in the Illinois House, even though he’s been indicted for bribery, and he wants his colleagues in the legislature to find a way to expel Smith from the House a second time.

WBBM Newsradio–11/09/2012

State Rep. Derrick Smith. (Credit: CBS)

After Reclaiming Seat, Smith Pledges To Work With Lawmakers Who Booted Him

Fresh off regaining his seat in the Illinois House on Tuesday, Derrick Smith starred in a wild episode of Chicago-style politics Thursday morning, claiming himself to be “a new man,” and slamming Democratic Party leaders who tried to stop his bid to get back to Springfield.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2012

Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) leaves the Dirksen Building federal courthouse on March 13, 2012, after he was released on bond, following his arrest for allegedly taking a $7,000 bribe. (Credit: CBS)

State Senator Works To Keep Derrick Smith From Being Reelected

Illinois State Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) says he will do everything he can to prevent Rep. Derrick Smith from being reelected.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Eddie Winters (Twitter)

Dems Select Replacement For Ousted State Lawmaker

Chicago policeman Eddie Winters will serve out Derrick Smith’s term in the Illinois House.

08/24/2012

File Photo Of A Facebook Page  (Photo Illustration by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

3 Students Expelled Over Facebook Posts About Killing Classmates

Three students were expelled from a school in northwest Indiana, for comments they made on Facebook, about which classmates they would like to kill.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Student Tries To Bring Gun Into Northwest Side High School

Students at Foreman High School in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood were likely looking forward to the last day of school upon arriving Friday, but instead they ended up on lockdown someone brought in a gun.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011