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Why Hillary Clinton's Bashing Of Trump Supporters Is Far More Revealing Than Democrats Would Like

Dr. Diana E. Sheets | Posted 09.14.2016 | Politics
Dr. Diana E. Sheets

It's the countdown to the 2016 presidential election and emotions are running high.

10 Corruption Quotes From Illinois Politicians

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.16.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Sometimes a politician's best speech comes on the witness stand. Here is an updated collection of quotes directly from corrupt Illinois politicians, o...

Blago In Prison: One Year Later

Posted 03.15.2013 | Chicago

For jailed ex-Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, what a difference a year makes. It was a year ago Friday the colorful politician left Illinois am...

Blagojevich Juror Describes Experience, Supports Retrial

Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Following Tuesday's verdict in the Rod Blagojevich corruption trial, Judge James Zagel released names of the jury to the media. Within an hour, the 12...

Blagojevich Verdict

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


STREET ART: Chicago's Ray 'CRO' Noland

ArtSlant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Chicago, July 2010 -- Ray Noland is perhaps better known here in Chicago as CRO, the street name of this artist whose work can be seen all over Chicag...

Blagojevich Defense Moves To Subpoena President Obama

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Defense lawyers for Rod Blagojevich have moved to issue a trial subpoena to President Obama, asking him to testify at the former Illinois governor's J...

Judge Bans Rod Blagojevich From Tweeting During Trial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rod Blagojevich has been all for letting the public know every detail of his legal woes, and today--just before opening statements begin in his federa...

Blago FIRED Again...This Time By Donald Trump

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rod Blagojevich has been fired...again. On the fourth episode of Donald Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice," former Illinois governor Blagojevich took th...

Rod Blagojevich On 'Celebrity Apprentice': Fails To Use A Computer, Avoids Chopping Block Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Disgraced ex-gov Rod Blagojevich disgraced himself a little further on Sunday night's episode of "Celebrity Apprentice." On top of alleged corruption...

Rod Blagojevich Springfield Portrait: House Denies Funds To Hang Portrait At The Capitol

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- If ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich wants his portrait to hang in the "Hall of Governors" at the state Capitol, he may have to pay for it himsel...

Blagojevich On Celebrity Apprentice: Uses Sinbad As Fall Guy, Survives Another Week

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rod Blagojevich survived another week on Celebrity Apprentice. Sinbad organized a storefront where customers could have their pictures taken with the...

Blagojevich Ran Up $7.2M In Legal Expenses As Governor, Used Taxpayer Money

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Impeached ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich used taxpayer money to fund legal counsel that was of "questionable benefit to the state," a new report found. Acco...

Gov Met With Laughter, Boos During Talk On Ethics In Politics (VIDEO)

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Samira Said | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit The initial reaction to the news of Rod Blagojevich giving a speech on ethics in politics ...

Rod Blagojevich To Address Northwestern Students On Ethics In Politics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ethical politicians in Illinois are hard to come by, perhaps that is why indicted Former Governor Rod Blagojevich will be speaking to Northwestern Uni...

Blagojevich Aide Googled Law On Temporarily Filling Rahm Emanuel House Position | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Illinois' ousted governor researched if he could keep the White House chief of staff's former U.S. House seat warm for him, ...

Quinn Confirms Federal Probe Into Blagojevich Appointees Still Active

Chicago Sun-Times | DAVE McKINNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite no charges yet filed, a federal probe into alleged hiring fraud under impeached ex-Gov. Blagojevich remains active, Gov. Quinn's office confir...

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...

School for Scandals: Version 2.1

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

10. Hold a press conference to read a poem. Stay away from the arty crowd like Verlaine, Rimbaud or Sylvia Plath. Pick a heterosexual who didn't commit suicide. Someone classy, like Kipling.

Three Truly Weird Governors, USA

Jamie Stiehm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Stiehm

Somehow Palin's speaking pattern, upswept hair, glasses and supreme self-confidence electrified the body politic. Love or fear her, she and her small-town ways could not be ignored.

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.

Advice To Blago: Invoke Caesar

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stuart Whatley

If only he had invoked Caesar from the start, instead of civil rights heroes whose legacies are so sacred to so many, perhaps he could go down more gracefully (or at least less offensively).

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.

Who Will Watch Government When All The Journalists Are Laid Off?

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Geri Spieler

Reducing an experienced editorial staff is not the way to go about cutting business costs. When quality suffers, the entire industry is tarnished.

What if we Held an Impeachment, and Nobody Came?

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

For shame, America, impeach a guy over extramarital oral sex, but not waterboarding?