Cook County Commissioner William Beavers arrives at the federal courthouse Tuesday Dec. 4, 2012 in Chicago, for jury selection on the second day of his tax evasion trial. The 77-year-ol

 

              Cook County Commissioner William Beavers arrives at the federal courthouse Tuesday Dec. 4, 2012 in Chicago, for jury selection on the second day of his tax evasion trial. The 77-year-ol
Cook County Commissioner William Beavers arrives at the federal courthouse Tuesday Dec. 4, 2012 in Chicago, for jury selection on the second day of his tax evasion trial. The 77-year-old Democrat is accused of diverting tens of thousands of dollars from campaign accounts for personal use without reporting it as income on tax returns and of then attempting to cover up the deeds. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)