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I hear he gave a lot more money to Clinton, actually.

And, if you think this is something, how come we haven't seen Cindy McCain's trust tax returns or her personal tax returns.

Posted by Will in Seattle | June 5, 2008 4:15 PM
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Rezko could either be sending the message that his lips are sealed ... or hes going inside now to begin cooperating with the G.

So... he's talking, unless he isn't.

Still, it's interesting speculation as speculation goes.  Thanks for bringing us the local perspective.

Posted by lostboy | June 5, 2008 4:22 PM
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I heard Rezko is building 100 story low cost housing apartments.

Posted by ouch | June 5, 2008 4:55 PM
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Low cost because government loans, and no need to heat them.

Posted by Windy | June 5, 2008 5:46 PM
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@1 got data? Or rumor only? Rezko was Obama's no. 1 fundraiser for years. Total donations linked to him is hundreds of thousands, very critical when you are a state senator just starting out.

Posted by diogenes | June 5, 2008 6:13 PM
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Hey, Barry's meeting Hill in her DC house right now.

Posted by PC | June 5, 2008 6:14 PM
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@5 source - Washington Post and Wall Street Journal. Do your own fuckin research.

Posted by Will in Seattle | June 6, 2008 12:46 AM
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Odrama is just another typical politician taking money fr. crooks. When his associates said or do some screwed up shit all his answers are "I don't know". What a freaking joke this guy is.

Posted by Odrama | June 6, 2008 8:33 AM
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Rezko also contributed to G.W. Bush's campaigns, and supposedly hosted a fundraiser for W. in 2003 that raised $3.8 million for the Shrub. So if Obama goes down, this Bush guy is going down as well. Rezko rehabbed apartment buildings for the poor, and the churches and other charities that were clients of Obama's law firm were interested in housing the poor. So Rezko's meeting Obama was natural. But apparently Rezko and his partner Mahru mismanaged the business. Similarly it was natural for Obama to consult his real estate maven buddy Rezko when his book revenues made him think of buying a big-ass house.

Rezko contributed to a lot of politicians whom he liked, including fellow Arab Christian (and archconservative Republican) Spencer Abraham.

Posted by obama fo' yo' mama | June 6, 2008 10:02 AM

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