FILE - In this March 2, 2012 file photo, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers talks to reporters, as his attorney Sam Adam Jr. listens, after Beavers' arraignment on federal tax-evasion charges in... more 
FILE - In this March 2, 2012 file photo, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers talks to reporters, as his attorney Sam Adam Jr. listens, after Beavers' arraignment on federal tax-evasion charges in Chicago. Opening statements in his trial were scheduled to begin Thursday, March 14, 2013. The 78-year-old Chicago Democrat has pleaded not guilty to diverting around $225,000 from his campaign coffers for personal use and not reporting it. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charles Rex Arbogast, File
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