Businessman Goes On Trial For Illegally Lobbying On Behalf Of MugabeProsecutors painted the 72-year-old C. Greg Turner as a greedy opportunist who sought to cash in on President Barack Obama’s election by secretly and illegally lobbying Chicago politicians to lift U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
Defense Attorneys Want To Air Reputed Kickback Claims About Ex-Sen. BurrisAn Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a federal trial in Chicago, with defense attorneys claiming Roland Burris was once accused of seeking to extort a business.
Burris Isn't Running For MayorFormer U.S. Sen. Roland Burris isn't running for Chicago mayor.
Kirk To Be Sworn In As Senator MondayRepublican Mark Kirk is about to become Illinois' newest U.S. senator.
Poll Shows Emanuel Leading Mayor's RaceThe newest, independently-commissioned poll of Chicago Mayoral Candidates, tonight shows Rahm Emanuel far ahead of the other candidates in a crowded race for mayor.
Roland Burris Coy On Campaign For MayorOutgoing U.S. Sen. Roland Burris's supporters entered his name into the race for mayor of Chicago yesterday, but Burris tells Newsradio 780 this afternoon he's still deciding whether to run.
Roland Burris Delivers Senate Farewell SpeechSen. Roland Burris' appointment by a disgraced governor made him an oddity and something of an outcast in Washington.
African-American Leaders Evaluate Black Mayoral ContendersOne by one, 10 hopefuls explained why they should get the endorsement of the Chicago Coalition for Mayor.