Jurors in Tony Rezko's trial are not supposed to listen, watch or read the news. But Obama's recent comments might be tough to ignore.
Barack Obama: March 2008 Archives
Barack Obama tells the Sun-Times today Tony Rezko raised more for him than previously thought
Defense lawyer Joseph Duffy tells jurors about Rezko's work as an Obama fundraiser.
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama has someone attending the Tony Rezko trial.
A woman sitting in on jury selection was identified as attending court "for Obama," when a courtroom security officer asked all the people in an overflow courtroom to identify their organizations.
Just minutes into the Tony Rezko trial this morning, the first rumor hit — that Rezko's lawyers plan to call U.S. Sen. Barack Obama as a witness. Not true, said Rezko's lawyers, dismissing the idea. Rezko was a campaign fund-raiser for Obama during his successful 2004 run for the U.S. Senate.