Peter Fitzgerald http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Former Sen. gets credit for recent Ill. corruption prosecutions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-sen-gets-credit-recent-ill-corruption-prosecutions <p><em>Reporting by Illinois Public Radio&rsquo;s Sean Crawford used in this report. </em></p><p>Illinois has a reputation not only as a hotbed for public corruption, but also as a place where high ranking officials are prosecuted for misdeeds. Former U.S. Senator Peter Fitzgerald, who is known for his clashes with the GOP&rsquo;s old guard, is partly to thank for that.</p> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 12:32:21 +0000 Johanna Mayer & Illinois Public Radio 1565 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Sen. gets credit for recent Ill. corruption prosecutions