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Chicago Tribune
Sued for $40 million, private eye countersues Alvarez, freed inmate for $20 millionto the release of Anthony Porter, who had been on death row for the 1982 slayin
Sued for $40 million, private eye countersues Alvarez, freed inmate for $20 million
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
to the release of Anthony Porter, who had been on death row for the 1982 slayings. Porter's release helped spur then-Gov. George Ryan to halt executions in Illinois, a step toward the abolition of the death penalty in 2011. But the case was... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Hastert's ugly day finally arrives—and lives down to all expectationssat through more sentencing hearings for more crooked pols than I care to remem
Hastert's ugly day finally arrives—and lives down to all expectations
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
sat through more sentencing hearings for more crooked pols than I care to remember in my career. Rod Blagojevich and George Ryan. Scott Fawell and Dan Rostenkowski. Once high and mighty folks who couldn't keep their own greed for power and... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Court appears likely to ease public corruption rules in McDonnell casefor past and current prosecutions. Former governors such as Alabama's Don Siege
Court appears likely to ease public corruption rules in McDonnell case
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
for past and current prosecutions. Former governors such as Alabama's Don Siegelman and Illinois' Rod Blagojevich and George Ryan were convicted under bribery and "honest services" statutes. In New York, former legislative leaders Sheldon... Read more
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USA Today
Supreme Court to define limits on political corruptionfor past and current prosecutions. Former governors such as Alabama's Don Siege
Supreme Court to define limits on political corruption
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
for past and current prosecutions. Former governors such as Alabama's Don Siegelman and Illinois' Rod Blagojevich and George Ryan were convicted under bribery and "honest services" statutes. In New York, former legislative leaders Sheldon... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Prolific jailhouse snitch alleges he's victim of wrongful convictionthough, the case fell apart, ultimately leading to Steven Manning's release fro
Prolific jailhouse snitch alleges he's victim of wrongful conviction
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
though, the case fell apart, ultimately leading to Steven Manning's release from prison. Two weeks later, then-Gov. George Ryan declared a moratorium on all executions in Illinois, citing the troubling use of jailhouse snitches among many... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, April 17, 2016a Tel Aviv restaurant during Passover, killing nine people. A bus crash in Mexi
This day in history, April 17, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
a Tel Aviv restaurant during Passover, killing nine people. A bus crash in Mexico claimed 57 lives. Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan, a Republican, was convicted of corruption (he later served more than 5 1/2 years in federal custody). Robert... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyaverage closed above 3,000 for the first time, ending the day at 3,004.46, up 1
This day in history
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
average closed above 3,000 for the first time, ending the day at 3,004.46, up 17.58. In 2006, former Illinois governor George Ryan, a Republican, was convicted of corruption (he later served more than 5½ years in federal custody). In 2011,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The George Ryan scandal: 10 years since convictionOn April 17, 2006, former Gov. George Ryan was convicted of 18 felony corruptio
The George Ryan scandal: 10 years since conviction
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
On April 17, 2006, former Gov. George Ryan was convicted of 18 felony corruption charges and later sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison. The scandal that led to Ryan's downfall was set off by a crash that killed the six youngest children of Scott and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Reeder: Illinois' system of mass incarceration isn't workinglocking up our own citizens. Worse yet, under a trio of Illinois Republican go
Reeder: Illinois' system of mass incarceration isn't working
Northwest Herald / Posted 20 days ago
locking up our own citizens. Worse yet, under a trio of Illinois Republican governors – James R. Thompson, Jim Edgar and George Ryan – prisons were billed as economic development. Under those three, the state radically expanded its prison... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Springfield Scoop: 'I'm branded with a number on my name'locking up our own citizens. Worse yet, under a trio of Illinois Republican go
Springfield Scoop: 'I'm branded with a number on my name'
SaukValley.com / Posted 20 days ago
locking up our own citizens. Worse yet, under a trio of Illinois Republican governors – James R. Thompson, Jim Edgar and George Ryan – prisons were billed as economic development. Under those three, the state radically expanded its prison... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Death Penalty Fast FactsDelaware, with the death of Billy Bailey. January 31, 2000 - A moratorium on e
Death Penalty Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 20 days ago
Delaware, with the death of Billy Bailey. January 31, 2000 - A moratorium on executions is declared by Illinois Governor George Ryan. Since 1976, Illinois is the first state to block executions. 2002 - Atkins v. Virginia. The Supreme Court rules... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Democrat Melody Shekari announces candidacy for TN 3rd Congressional DistrictHe is opposed in the Republican primary by Allan Levene and Geoffery Suhmer Smi
Democrat Melody Shekari announces candidacy for TN 3rd Congressional District
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
He is opposed in the Republican primary by Allan Levene and Geoffery Suhmer Smith. Shekari will face Michael Friedman and George Ryan Love in the Democratic primary. Independents Topher Kersting, Cassandra Mitchell and Rick Tyler also are... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Only two of Tennessee’s U.S. reps face serious re-election challengerswill in November face the winner of a three-way contest for the Democratic nomi
Only two of Tennessee’s U.S. reps face serious re-election challengers
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
will in November face the winner of a three-way contest for the Democratic nomination. The candidates are Michael Friedman, George Ryan Love and Melody Shekari, all of Chattanooga. In the sprawling 4th District, DesJarlais of Marion County is... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dennis Hastert deserves no sympathyremember Dean Bauer, the corrupt inspector general of the secretary of state's
Dennis Hastert deserves no sympathy
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
remember Dean Bauer, the corrupt inspector general of the secretary of state's office who protected his corrupt buddy George Ryan during the licenses for bribes scandal. Prosecutors argued that when Ryan was secretary of state, Bauer helped... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
List of candidates who qualified to run for office in Southeast Tennessee(D) Nick Wilkinson (D) District 3, U.S. House Chuck Fleischmann (R) Michael
List of candidates who qualified to run for office in Southeast Tennessee
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
(D) Nick Wilkinson (D) District 3, U.S. House Chuck Fleischmann (R) Michael Friedman (D) Topher Kersting (I) George Ryan Love (D) Melody Shekari (D) Lookout Mountain judge Jim Bentley Lookout Mountain commission Walker L.... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
White May Be Late Challenger To Rep. Mike Carter; Deadline To Qualify Is Noon Thursday; 3 Of 4 School Board Members Have OppositionHickey (I) Qualified U.S. House District 3 Chuck Fleischmann (R) Incumbent Qu
White May Be Late Challenger To Rep. Mike Carter; Deadline To Qualify Is Noon Thursday; 3 Of 4 School Board Members Have Opposition
The Chattanoogan / Posted 27 days ago
Hickey (I) Qualified U.S. House District 3 Chuck Fleischmann (R) Incumbent Qualified Michael Friedman (D) George Ryan Love (D) Qualified Melody Shekari (D) Topher Kersting (I) Qualified School Board District 1 Jason... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Ex-governor's trip paved way for ObamaThat revelation was shared with me last week by a man who knows Cuba and U.S. p
Ex-governor's trip paved way for Obama
SaukValley.com / Posted 28 days ago
That revelation was shared with me last week by a man who knows Cuba and U.S. politics well – former Illinois Gov. George Ryan. “I can’t imagine why the people there wouldn’t want to become a part of the United States," Ryan said. "The people there... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Reeder: Former Gov. George Ryan relives Cuba tripThat revelation was shared with me last week by a man who knows Cuba and U.S. p
Reeder: Former Gov. George Ryan relives Cuba trip
Northwest Herald / Posted 1 months ago
That revelation was shared with me last week by a man who knows Cuba and U.S. politics well: former Illinois Gov. George Ryan. “I can’t imagine why the people there wouldn’t want to become a part of the United States,” Ryan said. “The people there... Read more

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