The Chicago Sun Times continues their investigation of Blago's secret hiring database: 4 recommended by topless bar owner got hired by Blagojevich administration:
Lots more details in the story. Seamy stuff.
Most of the sponsors were politicians. But not Mandera. He's the president of a company that owns VIP's A Gentlemen's Club, a topless bar on the Near North Side.
The electronic records maintained by Blagojevich's Office of Intergovernmental Affairs -- his patronage office -- between 2003 and 2005 identify Mandera, 52, of Glenview, as the sponsor for nine state job applicants.
"I have no knowledge of what you're talking about," Mandera told a Sun-Times reporter who asked about the Blagojevich jobs list bearing his name. "This is the first time I'm hearing about this."
What a snazzy-looking place. No windows. Hmm, and we still don't know Who is Client 10. Is Gov. Blago really a gentleman? Who knew?
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