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Thompson; "Ryan good Governor"

Mon, 05 Nov 2012 04:09:51 CST
By: Charlie Schlenker

Thompson; Former Governor Jim Thompson says his friend and fellow Governor George Ryan has paid enough for his political corruption convictions. Ryan is on track to move to a halfway house in January after five years in prison. Speaking in Bloomington, Thompson says the extortion, racketeering, tax fraud, and money laundering should not obscure all of Ryan's time in public life...

Thompson says Ryan was a pretty good Governor. Federal prosecutors convicted 76 people as part of the investigation into Ryan's administration.


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