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Rahm Emails Show Casino Chief Sought Help After Family Contributed To Mayor

January 9, 2017
Emails obtained in BGA suit show gambling expansion talk between mayor's administration and Neil Bluhm. Family donated $770,000 to Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner and Rahm Emanuel. Meanwhile, a consultant for Rivers Casino concluded gambling expansion would pose "existential threats" to its business. 

Kirk, Duckworth Raise Big Money From Special Interests

October 3, 2016
Tammy Duckworth takes large contributions from law firm that brings asbestos lawsuits, while Mark Kirk gets a boost from a billionaire hedge fund manager.

Cicero Pays Printing Firm Millions In No-Bid Deal

May 22, 2016
And Town President Larry Dominick ends up with more than $100,000 in campaign donations from the company – in latest questionable arrangement in west suburb.
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