Joe Cari’s comeback: Probation over, former DNC finance chair starts new chapter

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My exclusive interview with Joe Cari, a former Democratic National Committee finance chair who is starting a new chapter in his life after a Chicago federal judge cut his probation in half. “There was a time when Joseph Cari — once a Chicago lawyer, major Democratic fund-raiser, pal of Bill Clinton and Joe Biden, Al Gore’s top presidential campaign money man — was a very big deal in this city. But it all fell apart about eight years ago, when federal prosecutors targeted him in a probe that also netted Rod Blagojevich and Tony Rezko. For the rest of the column, click HERE.

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