Ex-aide to Obama pal pleads guilty to stealing taxpayer funds
April 10, 2014 1:06PM
Updated: April 10, 2014 2:13PM
A former chief of staff for the Illinois state public health department pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer money through a kickback scheme that began when Dr. Eric E. Whitaker, a close friend of President Barack Obama, headed the agency.
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