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Blagojevich Resignation

Blagojevich Considered Resignation, Despite Saying Otherwise: Father-In-Law

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

Contrary to public statements he's made, Rod Blagojevich contemplated resigning as governor shortly before the Illinois Senate voted to boot him from ...

Blagojevich Offered Radio Show If He Resigns (LISTEN)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago radio station is offering embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich a new job. During a show early Thursday, the program director at WLS-AM ...

Quinn: Blagojevich 'Missing The Point Of Impeachment' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn called on Gov. Rod Blagojevich to resign Friday in a news conference shortly after the governor railed against the Illinois House's...

Quinn: Blagojevich Will Be Impeached By Lincoln's 200th Birthday

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The lieutenant governor of Illinois said Sunday he is certain scandal-plagued Gov. Rod Blagojevich will be out of office in less than ...

Sun-Times Calls For Blagojevich To Resign

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Every day the governor of Illinois fights, fights, fights, the people of Illinois lose, lose, lose. We're all for Gov. Blagojevich getting his day in...

Blagojevich's Replacement: Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn Assembling Transition Team

Chicago Tribune | Ray Long and Rick Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As a disgraced but defiant Gov. Rod Blagojevich vows a lengthy fight to hold on to his office, Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn has been quietly working to put toge...

Daley Still Not Calling For Blagojevich Resignation

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley continued to be out of tune with the state's political leader chorus calling for Blagojevich's resignation. "He should really loo...

Blagojevich Issues 22 Pardons, Vows To Stay And Fight

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI and MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Facing federal corruption charges that threaten to end his political career, Gov. Rod Blagojevich has made clear to the world what tho...

Blagojevich May Resign Despite Statement: Attorney

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Rod Blagojevich could still step down despite his forceful statement to the contrary, one of his lawyers said Friday. Friday afternoon, in his f...

Illinois Supreme Court Will Not Hear Blagojevich Removal Challenge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Rod Blagojevich withstood a fellow Democrat's first attempt to have him quickly ousted from office when the state Supreme Cou...

Blagojevich Open To Special Election For Obama's Seat: Sun-Times

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

Should he stay in office, Gov. Blagojevich is warming to the idea of holding a special election for President-elect Barack Obama's vacant U.S. Senate ...

Blagojevich Staff Mass Resignation Rumored

ABC 7 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Staffers for Gov. Rod Blagojevich are urging their boss to resign and considering mass resignations, ABC 7's Ben Bradley reports: Top aides to the ...

Senate President Cullerton Calls For Blagojevich To Step Down, Quinn To Appoint Obama Replacement

Chicago Tribune | Rick Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Incoming Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says the situation surrounding whether to hold a special election for the U.S. Senate seat vacated b...

Blagojevich Scandal: Madigan, Quinn Discuss Senate Pick, Governor's Options (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn said Sunday that he should appoint a temporary Senator to fill Barack Obama's vacant seat before voters decide a longer-term replac...

Blagojevich Back At Work, Signs Autism Bill

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has shown up for work every day since he was arrested on federal corruption charges Tuesday and signed a bill into law ...

Blagojevich Impeachment Calls Get Louder

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI and CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois plunged deeper into turmoil Friday over disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich as the attorney general asked the state's highest cour...

Blagojevich 'Upbeat, Positive': Spokesman (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite the chorus calling for his resignation, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich spent Thursday at his Chicago office attempting to convey what his spoke...

Attorney General May Prompt Court To Remove Blagojevich If He Doesn't Resign

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave McKinney and Mark J. Konkol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- If Gov. Blagojevich refuses to relinquish power and avoids impeachment, Attorney General Lisa Madigan is prepared to force his hand, ai...