The Daily Journal
Ill. (AP) Offered a chance to defend himself against accusations of bribery, Rep. Derrick Smith refused Thursday to answer questions and sat quietly as his attorney told Illinois lawmakers the federal government isn't coming clean about the case. ...
The Daily Herald
An Illinois House committee reviewing the federal bribery charge against a lawmaker must decide whether to proceed with possible expulsion after Rep. Derrick Smith refused to testify. The Chicago Democrat declared his innocence Thursday before the...