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Governor Blagojevich

Any Defiance Could Hurt Blagojevich During Sentencing

AP | By MICHAEL TARM | Posted 12.04.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- As Rod Blagojevich steps before a sentencing judge, the impeached Illinois governor might do well to suppress the cocksure, perpetual campa...

Judge Says Blagojevich Sentencing Could Take 2 Days

Posted 12.02.2011 | Chicago

A federal judge who will decide the fate of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich next week told attorneys Friday that it will likely take two days...

Feds: Blagojevich Should Get 15-20 Years In Prison

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rod Blagojevich deserves a sentence of 15 to 20 years in prison on his multiple corruption convictions for misusing the power of his o...

A Sign of Insecurity? Government Asks Judge to Make Blagojevich Shut Up

Tamara N. Holder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tamara N. Holder

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald wants former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and his attorneys to shut up and stop talking to the press. But why?

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Continues To Rehabilitate People (And The Economy) Through His Pardon Power

Tamara N. Holder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tamara N. Holder

147 Illinoisans (and their families) have one more thing to celebrate this holiday weekend: Governor Pat Quinn's granting of their Petitions for Cleme...

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...

Senate Votes To Remove Blagojevich From Office, 59-0

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Rod Blagojevich was thrown out of office Thursday without a single lawmaker coming to his defense, brought down by a go...

How the 17th Amendment was Supposed to Save Us from Being Blago'd.

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

Senators were originally selected by the members of the House, but a Constitutional Amendment, the 17th, changed that.

By Appointment Only: Blagojevich Mess Spotlights Inanity of Unelected Senators

Mario Correa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Correa

Doesn't the Kennedy vs. Cuomo angle smack a little of Macbeth, with Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Israel stir the caldron and mumble nonsense in the background?

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Arrested In Obama Successor Probe

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was roused from bed and arrested Tuesday after prosecutors said he was caught on wiretaps audaciously sc...

Sam Stein

Rod Blagojevich Arrested: The Damage He Could Do | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The arrest this morning of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has sparked intense discussion in the political universe over how great a taint his ethical f...