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State Sen. Emil Jones III gives up leadership posts after federal bribery charges — but not his Senate seat

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Federal bribery charges have quickly proven enough to force state Sen. Emil Jones III out of his committee and party leadership positions — but not out of his legislative seat.

The walls closed in a bit further on Jones Wednesday as the freshly charged Far South Side state senator gave up his…

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker deflects on corruption as indicted state Sen. Emil Jones III resigns leadership and committee posts

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