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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
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A longtime fundraiser for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. who was a figure in scandals that landed former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich behind bars was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for health care fraud.
The sentencing of a fundraiser for imprisoned Gov. Rod Blagojevich and other politicians will drag into next week as testimony meant to help determine an appropriate punishment continues.
A former Illinois spa and massage parlor owner who used violence and threats of violence to force three women from the Ukraine and one from Belarus to work for him without pay and, at times, little to no subsistence over a two-year period was sentenced Monday to life in federal prison without the possibility of parole, the Justice Department said.