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Blagojevich Recordings

Blagojevich Wiretaps To Remain Sealed: Judge

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Coen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The federal judge overseeing the corruption case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has formally denied a request by news media to open all sealed do...

Another News Outlet Seeks Release Of Blagojevich Tapes

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Another news organization is asking a federal court to unseal the FBI wiretap tapes and other materials that led to ousted Gov. Rod Bl...

CNN Files Motion To Unseal Blagojevich Wiretaps

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- News organizations are urging federal Judge James B. Zagel to unseal materials in the corruption case against former Gov. Rod Blagojev...

Secret Recordings Between Burris And Blagojevich's Brother To Be Released

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Sen. Roland Burris promised to "personally do something" for Rod Blagojevich's campaign fund while pressing for the then-Illinois gove...

Blagojevich: Wiretap Recordings Taken Out Of Context

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Four covert recordings of Gov. Rod Blagojevich allegedly shaking down campaign contributors were played at his impeachment trial and released to the p...

BLAGOJEVICH TAPES: Full Audio, Complete Transcripts

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Four covert FBI recordings of Gov. Rod Blagojevich were played at his Illinois Senate impeachment trial Tuesday. Listen to the recordings here: ...

More Blagojevich Wiretaps: Feds Tapped Former Chief Of Staff's Cell Phone

Chicago Sun-Times | Natasha Korecki and Dave McKinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal authorities had more wiretaps than previously disclosed in the investigation of Gov. Blagojevich -- including the cellular telephone of a memb...

Blagojevich Says Taped Calls Show Him Doing 'The Most Things For The People Of Illinois'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Friday that if what he's done as Illinois governor is an impeachable offense, he's living on the "w...

Tribune Writer Blagojevich Wanted Fired 'Stunned' By Recordings

Chicago Sun-Times | Andrew Herrmann and David Roeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For Chicago Tribune editorial writer John McCormick, Tuesday was surreal: after decades of covering the news, including 18 years at Newsweek, he was t...

Unexpurgated Blago: Barack Obama is a "Motherf**ker" and More

Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Howard Wolinsky

The Blagojevich governorship seems to have been fueled by arrogance, an incredible sense of entitlement and a manic high with a cloak of invincibility.

Blagojevich's Brazenness Stuns Even Hardened Chicago Politicos

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The words on the recording sound as if they were uttered by a mob boss. Instead, the feds say, it is the governor of Illinois speaking...