Subpoenas Deny Hendon


State Sen. Rickey Hendon today took himself out of the race for Chicago mayor, a week after revelations that a federal grand jury has issued subpoenas for records on dozens of state grants, some of which he sponsored.

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Well another one bites-the-dust.

My guess is that if Lisa Madigan had been doing her job we would have an even narrower field.  Maybe an honest businessman would have had a chance instead of the hoi polloi of political insiders left standing.