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Blagojevich GUILTY: Jury Convicts Rod Blagojevich On 17 Of 20 Counts

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.27.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Rod Blagojevich, who won two terms as Illinois governor before scandal made him a national punch line, was convicted Monday of a wide ...

Blagojevich Trial Hasn't Filled In The Blanks

New York Times | JAMES WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As Rod Blagojevich's lawyer declared to the jury in his closing argument last week, "Think about it." He wanted jurors to consider what he thinks is s...

Blagojevich Trial: Ex Gov Was All About The Benjamins

Huffington Post | Janan Hanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Living beyond his means, frustrated by his station in life as a $170,000-a-year public servant and sounding jealous and contemptuous of Barack Obama, ...

Blagojevich Motion: Redacted Material Claims Obama Pushed Valerie Jarrett For Senate, Took Money From Tony Rezko

Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As a part of the ongoing circus that is Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial,defense attorneys for the indicted former governor of Illinois moved to sub...

Robert Blagojevich Seeks Separate Trial

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One day after federal prosecutors released their full case against Rod Blagojevich, the former governor's brother -- who's named as a co-defendant -- ...

Blago's Brother Contradicts Rod's Wishes: Wants FBI Tapes Suppressed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Although ex-governor Rod Blagojevich has generated a constant stream of publicity for himself and his June 3 trial, his co-defendant is much quieter: ...

Blagojevich Trial Continues With Ex Gov In High Spirits, Judge Narrows Jury Pool

Huffington Post | Janan Hanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lawyers for Rod Blagojevich were unsuccessful Friday in their attempts to get the judge to dismiss a few prospective jurors who suggested during quest...

Blagojevich Trial: Tony Rezko Not On Prosecution Witness List

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Once a prolific fund-raiser for Rod Blagojevich and Barack Obama, Tony Rezko is one of the most recognizable figures in the Blagojevich legal saga. Y...

Rod Blagojevich Trial: Harry Reid Subpoenaed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Rod Blagojevich circus has added another ring. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been subpoenaed by the Blagojevich defense team in the ouste...

Blagojevich Adds 3 New Lawyers To Defense Team

Chicago Public Radio | Rob Wildeboer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Three more attorneys have been added to former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's defense team....