|Written by NewsNetNebraska|
|Wednesday, 10 December 2008 13:35|
The governor of Illinois wanted to tap millions of dollars from Omaha's Warren Buffett as he tried to sell his appointment of Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate successor, federal prosecutors said in an affidavit filed filed Tuesday.
One possibility, according to the New York Times, was securing a post with the new administration as secretary of health and human services or energy; "a “three way” deal involving a union and a candidate might win him a union leadership post; or perhaps, he could secure the high-paying helm of a nonprofit organization that could be created for him."
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