Tony Rezko

CHICAGO - MARCH 14:   Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. Blagojevich must report to a federal prison in Colorado by tomorrow, to start serving a 14-year term he received for his conviction on numerous counts of fraud and corruption including attempting to sell the vacant U.S. Senate seat held by then Senator Barack Obama. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

The Corrupt Orbit of Blagojevich

How the Rod Blagojevich scandal engulfed Illinois; embroiled Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, and Jesse Jackson, Jr.

09/17/2012

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Another Illinois “Pay-to-Play” Sentencing Coming Up

Ali Ata, is one of the last figures to be sentenced in a decade-long legal saga that snared Blagojevich.

07/17/2012

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Rezko Sentencing Delayed Again

Tony Rezko was a former fundraiser for impeached Governor Rod Blagojevich.

10/03/2011

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Rezko Still On For Sentencing After Blagojevich

The government has portrayed Rezko as the ultimate insider who pulled strings in Blagojevich’s administration.

08/16/2011

Jury Reaches Verdict On 18 Of 20 Counts In Blagojevich Corruption Retrial

Blago Retrial Not The Final Chapter in Legal Saga

The last big trial in the case is that of businessman William Cellini, a Springfield Republican dubbed “The Pope” of Illinois politics for his influence in the halls of state power dating back to the 1960s.

07/04/2011

Closing Arguments Continue In Fraud Trial Of Political Fundraise Rezko

Judge Sets New Rezko Sentencing Date

Rezko’s attorneys and prosecutors had asked the judge earlier to delay Rezko’s sentencing so he could testify at two upcoming trials in April.

01/28/2011

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