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Illinois lawmaker charged with bribery resigns

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state representative in Illinois charged with bribery in a federal complaint has resigned. Rep. Luis Arroyo (loo-EES’ uh-ROY’-oh) submitted his resignation Friday after 13 years in the House. The Chicago Democrat stepped down just hours before a special ...Read more

Trump surveyed donors on freeing Blagojevich

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump has again broached the idea of freeing former Illinois governor and one-time “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant Rod Blagojevich from a Colorado federal prison, where he is in his seventh year of a 14-year prison term for political ...Read more