Robin Kelly questioned over ethics investigation

One of the top Democrats in the 2nd Congressional District Race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr., is defending herself over an ethics investigation. Robin Kelly

Robin Kelly was asked if she misreported hours she worked while serving as Chief of Staff for Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias in 2010.

At the time, Kelly was also campaigning to fill the Treasurer’s position.

Kelly confirms that the Treasurer’s Inspector General recommended that she be suspended for timekeeping discrepancies.

But, she also says, the findings were not true.

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10 comments

  • TEAM RAYBURN

    TEAM RAYBURN is proud to announce that we are receiving an average of (250) early votes a day; and even though this is short of our goal of (500) EARLY VOTES a day; we are even more proud to announce that our EARLY VOTE daily totals are increasing every time Robin Kelly is a NO SHOW at a local candidate's forum, and when she is shown on local news. (More to come)

    Robin Kelly, please do not stop doing what you are doing!

  • TEAM RAYBURN

    Candidate CHARLES RAYBURN is a Family Man; married to the same woman for more than (32) years.

    CHARLES RAYBURN has sent ALL of his (3) children to college and as an Educator, has sent (1,000's) of your children to college. Mr. RAYBURN can not go out in public without one of his current or former students running up to him to thank him for always expecting more out of them.

    Our candidate has also passed a FBI Background Check to become a "Blue Perk Card Carring Security Officer." He is one of us and YOUR NEIGHBOR. Has also passed an Illinois State Police Background Check as an Educator.

    As a fully licensed Insurance Produrce since 1976, candidate RAYBURN with in weeks of Richard J. Daley flucking this exam, took the same insurance exams and candidate RAYBURN passed his exam the first time arond. This has allowed MR. RAYBURN to Stop Home Forclosures before they even start by properly insuring homes and passing an in class ethics exam every (2) years to renew his licenses.

    DON'T BE LATE! PUNCH (108)! SEND CHARLES RAYBURN to THE RAYBURN HOUSE, so that he can walk accross the street to CONGRESS and provide STRONG LEADERSHIP for the 2nd Congressional District. (More to came)

  • Will

    The media has been ignoring the other candidates. One candidate in particular that should be noted is Joyce Washington. She's doing a ton of television and radio advertising – in fact, she's the only one doing campaign ads along with Kelly. I like Joyce Washington because she is the only top-tiered candidate who isn't a politician. Kelly, like Beale's wife have been caught with these ghost payroll issues. We don't need that kind of leadership in Congress. I'm voting for Joyce Washington a true independent Democrat.

    • guest

      I think your all missing the points of this race! Besides guns what about this WHITE ELEPHANT the peotone airport and stealing of pure farm land!!!! SHUT THIS NIGHTMARE DOWN!! The REAL candidate for congress is Mr Anthony W. Williams. Period. Read his website than Vote Mr.Williams to congress.

      • kirby1414

        Does anyone know who the owner(s) of the property are or were where the Peotone Airport is attempting to be built? I thought I read/heard sometime back – that the Jacksons and other Chicago politicians once owned or had some personal interest in the property. Please understand: I can't remember where I heard it – or even if there was anything to back up what was written…If anyone out there knows – please let me (all of us) know!

  • ralon

    Will wgn actually investigate the accusation? Of course opponents that are getting beat handily will try something to change the tides. Halvorson has raised 1/5th of the money that Kelly has raised thus far without the super PAC. Kelly has secured all the endorsements of the candidates who have dropped out, endorsements from news pubs. and from current congressmen. Kelly was running a campaign when this came out so what was the accusers political affiliation? Why wasn’t Kelly suspended if the allegations were substantiated? Lets do some actual reporting

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