Fast Eddie has slowed down.
He’s in his seventies and, like other older pols who have admitted to violating federal law, his run is over.
As former State Rep. Harry Leinenweber told me on the House floor when we were discussing Vrdolyak one day he was in the news, probably because of his Chicago City Council floor leadership of the opposition to Mayor Harold Washington,
Eddie was the only University of Chicago Law School classmate who successfully defended himself on a murder charge while a student.
Here’s more background:
5-10-7 Vrdolyak Indicted
5-12-7 John Kass Writes About One of the Vulcan Lake TIF Principals (with connection to two of Mayor Aaron Shepley’s Crystal Lake City Council’s winning TIF developers)