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Evidence Against Blagojevich Includes 1 Million Documents, 400 Hours Of Recordings

Chicago Sun-Times | Natasha Korecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Prosecutors have turned over to Rod Blagojevich's lawyers 400 hours of recorded calls and at least 1 million pages of documents they say are evidence ...

Blagojevich's Cubs Advice To Lou Piniella

Chicago Tribune | Todd Lighty and Robert Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Like any frustrated Cubs fan, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich had his own ideas about how manager Lou Piniella should run the team....

Blagojevich Sneaks Out Back Door To Get To Court, Tells Reporters 'I'm Innocent' (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Impeached former Gov. Rod Blagojevich pleaded not guilty to federal corruption charges Tuesday. His brother, Robert, also pleaded not guilty. Blagoje...

Blagojevich In Court Tuesday, With Only His Brother In Tow

Chicago Sun-Times | NATASHA KORECKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

[O]f the six people indicted, just two -- the ex-governor himself and his brother -- will face charges tomorrow....

Blago...In A Minute (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Kevin Allocca | Posted 12.12.2008 | Comedy

Sixty seconds of Blago, as seen through the eyes of the "Small Three": FoxNews, CNN and MSNBC....

Blagojevich, Illinois Governor, Arrested (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Update, 2:40pm AP reports that Blagojevich's Deputy Governor, Bob Greenlee, has resigned. Spokeswoman Kelley Quinn says Deputy Gov. Bob Greenlee res...

Stealing Horses With Blago And Telling

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

Bill Powell had a chance to tell us about how decent people can be so easily depraved by going into politics. Instead, he ended up selling for cheap the little intimate information about Blago he had.

Minor League Baseball Team Offers Blagojevich 'Pay To Play' Contract

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A minor league baseball team is offering disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich a chance to clear his name, at least on the field. The Joliet JackHamm...

Blagojevich Pay-To-Play Probe Eyeing Construction Firms

Chicago Sun-Times | Tim Novak And Chris Fusco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As part of their "pay-to-play" probe of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, federal investigators are examining state bid proposals and other records from 18...

Blagojevich's Best College Buddy Wonders Where It Went Wrong

Mens Journal | Bill Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

I used to go yo-hoing with the most disgraced politician in America. After a night carousing in Chicago, when we were both undergrads at Northwestern ...

This Week in Cheating: The Blago Defense

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

Blagojevich Grand Jury Subpoenas Housing Project Records Of Rezko, Cellini, Allison Davis

Chicago Sun-Times | Tim Novak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed records on dozens of low-income housing projects built over the last 30 years by indicted businessman William F. C...

Blagojevich, Prosecution Likely To Want Same Witnesses At Criminal Trial

Chicago Tribune | David Heinzmann and Jeff Coen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich last week repeatedly attacked the fairness of his impeachment trial, complaining he couldn't call witnesses to buttress hi...

Teen Who Got Photo With Blagojevich: 'He Doesn't Seem Like A Total Douche'

Chicago Sun-Times | Chris Fusco, Dave McKinney And Annie Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One teen posed for a photo with Blagojevich to capture the history. "He doesn't seem like a total douche,'' the teen remarked after the former govern...

Erasing Blagojevich: Disgraced Ex-Governor's Name Stricken From Signs, Roads, Web Site (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois workers moved as quickly as possible to erase Rod Blagojevich from view Thursday. Just minutes after the Senate voted unanimously to convict ...

Blagojevich's Final Acts Of Clemency: Why Those Two?

Chicago Sun-Times | Frank Main and Dave McKinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There were about 3,000 requests for pardons awaiting Blagojevich's decision -- all of which had been forwarded to him from the prisoner review board. ...

BLAGO REMOVED: Senate Unanimously Convicts Blagojevich, Bans Him From Public Office, Pat Quinn Sworn In As Governor (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATES Addressing the media outside his Chicago home following his historic impeachment conviction, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich said...

Blago Is My Embarrassing Uncle Who Won't Shut Up

Erica Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Heller

Watching Blago, the narcissistic, wacko windbag it's been pretty hard to avoid that creeping, familial feeling of rage, shame and scalding irritation.

Oprah Blagojevich Response: "I Think I Could Be Senator Too"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On "Good Morning America" Monday, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich told Diane Sawyer that he considered offering President Obama's Senate seat to Oprah W...

Blagojevich: Love Of Poetry Comes From NFL

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It wasn't in the library but rather while watching football as a teenager that embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich first heard the Rudyard Kipling...

I'm Totally Rooting for Blago at This Point

Greg Boose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Greg Boose

I know that rooting for Blago is like rooting for Gargamel to find Smurf Village. I'm not proud of my Blago fandom; I'm a prisoner of it.

Blago is The New Media Pinata. A Whacky Devil. Great Fun!

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Blake Fleetwood

Today, after being impeached by the Illinois House, the Senate is hearing evidence to remove Rod Blagojevich, which it will probably do in the next few days.

Blago! (The Musical)

Tom Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Watson

Maybe it's a distraction we need -- I, for one, will revel in the political theater and envision the ultimate casting for Blago! (The Musical).

236.com: Blagojevich Impeached By Cancer-Loving House For Healing Sick, Helping Poor

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich held a press conference this afternoon to respond to the Illinois House of Representatives' near-unanimous vote to impea...

Jason Linkins

Blagojevich Impeached, Gives Another Astounding Press Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If you are a fan of The Wire, you might remember the fifth season episode "Took," which prominently features the corruption trial of Maryland State Se...