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More political scandals for Illinois

When Illinois' new General Assembly takes the oath of office Wednesday, the state that's still struggling to rebuild its image after two consecutive governors...

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. transferred to Mayo Clinic

The announcement that Jesse Jackson Jr. had been transferred to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota pinned down his whereabouts for the first time in...

Jesse Jackson Jr. suffering from ‘mood disorder’

Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. is receiving intensive treatment for a "mood disorder" and is expected to make a full recovery, his doctor said on...

No retrial for Blago’s brother

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's older brother dreaded his lawyer's phone call. Robert Blagojevich expected to learn when he'd again stand trial alongside his sibling,...

Lone holdout saved Blago

They were close. After three weeks of respectful but increasingly tense deliberations, 11 jurors were ready to convict Rod Blagojevich of what prosecutors called...

Tapes show Blago’s many moods

Wiretap recordings played at Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial depict the former governor as furious one minute, then optimistic and other times unsure about his...