Obama’s senate seat

 
 

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The Chicago Tribune, in spite of endorsing Barack Obama, has allowed fairly extensive coverage of Obama’s ties to corruption in Chicago and Illinois. John Kass has written some frank articles about Obama’s connections. Consider this article by Kass dated January 2, 2009. “OK, Kass, what are you paying Gov. Rod Blagojevich to give you material for your columns? Or is he the gift that keeps on giving? —Sue S. Dear Sue: As our esteemed governor has famously said, this thing is “bleeping golden.” But the Illinois political freak show isRead More


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The Chicago Tribune has an article today, Monday, December 22, 2008, that reveals that Raghuveer P. Nayak, the unnamed “Individual D” referred to in the Rod Blagojevich criminal complaint, is seeking immunity. “Fundraiser seeks immunity in Blagojevich probe Blagojevich allegedly pressured ‘Individual D’ for cash to pick Jackson By David Kidwell and John Chase | Tribune reporters December 22, 2008”   “A key figure in Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s alleged scheme to sell a U.S. Senate seat has sought immunity from federal authorities in return for his cooperation in their ongoingRead More