New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin arrested in federal campaign donation scheme

New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin arrested in federal campaign donation scheme

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Attorney’s office said Benjamin was arrested on charges of bribery, honest services wire fraud and falsification of records.     

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Former Illinois House speaker indicted on racketeering and bribery charges

Former Illinois House speaker indicted on racketeering and bribery charges

This post was originally published on this siteMichael J. Madigan, the former speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday on 22 federal charges related to racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion, prosecutors said.

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