The saga began Monday when KMOX revealed that alderman Sam Moore claims to have been offered $10,000 to keep quiet in the race.
Republicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.
Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.
Anthony D. David allegedly accepted bribes amounting to more than $2,000 in cash.
Harold Clayton admitted trying to win favors on a multi-million dollar housing project.
State Rep. Derrick Smith allegedly accepted a $7,000 bribe to write a letter of support on behalf of a daycare center seeking state assistance.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has joined fellow Democrat Jesse White in calling for a state lawmaker charged with bribery to step down.
Michael Woodling could do jail time and must pay back $1.5 million.
St. Clair County state’s attorney says $50 paid to health inspector to change a business’s inspection score.
62-year-old Arthur Johnson also was fined $6,000.