corruption http://peoriapublicradio.org en Republican candidate for Il Attorney General begins attacks on incumbent http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/republican-candidate-il-attorney-general-begins-attacks-incumbent <div>Attorney General Lisa Madigan's Republican opponent says the incumbent is too entrenched in Democratic Party politics.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paul </span>Schimpf<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a former military prosecutor, says that's made Madigan unwilling to go after corruption in her own party.</span></div><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 11:22:53 +0000 Hannah Meisel 23711 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Republican candidate for Il Attorney General begins attacks on incumbent Reverand Jesse Jackson speaks about son http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/reverand-jesse-jackson-speaks-about-son <div>The Reverend Jesse Jackson says he has not visited since his son reported to federal prison late last month.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Junior is serving two-and-a-half years in North Carolina. He was convicted of corruption for spending 750-thousand dollars of his campaign fund on personal spoils.</span></div><div> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:45:44 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 14618 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Reverand Jesse Jackson speaks about son Central figure in Blago investigation sentenced to jail http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/central-figure-blago-investigation-sentenced-jail <p></p><p>A central figure in the Blagojevich investigation was sentenced Wednesday to 27 months in federal prison. IPR’s Robert Wildeboer reports:</p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 22:10:59 +0000 Robert Wildeboer 9731 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Central figure in Blago investigation sentenced to jail