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Ray Nagin Former New Orleans Mayor Gets 10-Year Sentence

Mayor who helped New Orleans stand tall after Hurricane Katrina convicted of fraud

Ray Nagin, who stood trial in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina scandal, was convicted of…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Did Jackson Bid $5 Million to Replace Obama?

New details emerge in Illinois Senate scandal

Rep. Jessie Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has emerged as the politician who stands to lose the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Ethics Committee Investigates Rep. Jackson in Blago Fallout

Committee questions his relationship with indicted governor

Rep. Jesse Jackson confirmed that he is the subject of an investigation by the Office…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Congress Now in Session—Without an Obama Replacement

Illinois appointee rejected by Senate

As returning and newly elected lawmakers in both chambers of Congress were formally sworn into…

By Joyce Jones

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Burris Is Rejected by Senate

Senate blocks Burris from filling Obama's seat

Roland Burris announced he was rejected for President-elect Barack Obama’s former Senate seat.

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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On Inclusion, Transparency, and Corruption

Obamas public liaison and friend gives insight on the transition

Valerie Jarrett, co-chairwoman of President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team and assistant to the president for…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Blagojevich Names Obama’s Senate Replacement

Despite backlash, Burris announced as governor's pick

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich picked former state Attorney General Roland Burris to fill President-elect Barack…

By Renita Burns

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Illinois Governor’s Scandal Puts Senate Seat in Jeopardy

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s credibility in question for coveted post

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff, John Harris,…

By Joyce Jones

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Illinois Governor Arrested on Corruption Charges

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff John Harris were arrested today by the FBI on corruption charges.

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff John Harris were arrested today by…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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