Rezko dollars: Obama, Kerry, Jackson, Durbin
by Artificial Intelligence, Fri Jan 25, 2008 at 11:44:22 AM EST
Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) is not the only politician to have received campaign finance money from Antoin "Tony" Rezko.
According to Federal Election Commission records, Sens. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.), Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.), and Dick Durbin (R-Ill.), who have all endorsed Sen. Obama, also received campaign contributions directly from Obama's political patron "Tony" Rezko.
Sen. Dick Durbin - $1,250
Sen. John F. Kerry - $1,000
Barack Obama - $1,000
Barack Obama - $500
Barack Obama - $10,500
Sen. John F. Kerry - $2,000 for presidential primary
Sen. Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. - $2,000
And, yes, there are more recipients, including George W. Bush, but then he's not running for office right now and it's too soon for a presidential pardon.h/t