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02/27/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Blago Video Roundup: Compares Self to Gandhi & Mandela, Deploys Cowboy Metaphors, Tennyson Quotes & More

01.26.09 Oprah for Senate? Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich told Diane Sawyer on "Good Morning America" that he considered Oprah for the Obama senate seat. 01.26.09 Blagojevich: 'The fix is in to remove a gov.'

The embattled governor of Illinois is on a television blitz, instead of appearing at his impeachment trial. He spoke to the Associated Press following an appearance on Good Morning America. (Jan. 26)

01.26.09 Blago Thinking About Gandhi and Mandela as He Faces Prospect of Prison

Embattled Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich discusses his upcoming impeachment trial, as well as, his thoughts on the possibility of going to prison, during an interview with NBC's Amy Robach. The entire interview with airs today Monday, January 26 during The Today Show.

01.23.09 Using Cowboy movie metaphors - Blagojevich: They are "Hanging Me" 01.23.09 Gov. Blagojevich Won't Be Part of "Sham" Trial Gov. Rod Blagojevich told reporters Friday he won't participant in the Illinois Senate impeachment trial, calling it unconstitutional. 01.22.09 Rod Calls Trial a Sham Speaking with reporters gathered at his Ravenswood home, Gov. Rod Blagojevich called his upcoming impeachment trial a sham. 01.09.09 Blago On the Run As the Illinois House voted to impeach him, Gov. Rod Blagojevich went for a jog. 01.09.09 Gov. Rod Blagojevich Quotes Tennyson Gov. Rod Blagojevich rambled about the House, healthcare and even quoted Tennyson as he says he's not surprised about the impeachment vote. 01.09.09 House Votes 114-1: Blago Impeached

The Illinois House voted overwhelmingly Friday to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich, an unprecedented action that sets the stage for a Senate trial on whether he should be thrown out of office for corruption and abuse of power.

01.09.09 Rep. John Fritchey on Blago Impeachment: 'Yes We Can' Rep. John Fritchey of Chicago draws on words from Abraham Lincoln and President-elect Barack Obama during the Illinois House vote to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich. 12.17.08 Blago's Attorney Joins Impeachment Hearings 12.17.08 Blago's Attorney Drops Bombshell at Hearings

The governor's attorney, Ed Genson, tries to get members of the House committee kicked off for statements they made, which he says indicate they "can't be fair."

via: Susty

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