Chicago Pol Sold His Power For Law Firm Business, Jury Told

By Celeste Bott (November 16, 2023, 8:42 PM EST) -- One of Chicago's longest-serving local politicians, former Alderman Edward Burke, used his considerable power to "line his own pockets with money," leveraging his position to steer business to his personal law firm and attempting to get a job for a family friend, federal prosecutors told a Chicago federal jury Thursday....

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