FILE - In this March 2, 2012 file photo, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers talks to reporters, as his attorney Sam Adam Jr. listens, after Beavers' arraignment on federal tax-eva

 

              FILE - In this March 2, 2012 file photo, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers talks to reporters, as his attorney Sam Adam Jr. listens, after Beavers
FILE - In this March 2, 2012 file photo, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers talks to reporters, as his attorney Sam Adam Jr. listens, after Beavers' arraignment on federal tax-evasion charges in Chicago. Opening statements in his trial were scheduled to begin Thursday, March 14, 2013. The 78-year-old Chicago Democrat has pleaded not guilty to diverting around $225,000 from his campaign coffers for personal use and not reporting it. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)