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Rob Blagojevich

Now, Finally, We Can Clean Up This State

Edwin Eisendrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Edwin Eisendrath

Two years ago I took on Mr. Blagojevich in the Democratic Primary. It was already clear back then that he was deeply involved in the kind of pay-to-play politics that have tainted Illinois for too long.

Chorus of Illinois Elected Officials Call for Governor's Resignation

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brett Ashley McKenzie

"If Governor Blagojevich has any regard for the State of Illinois and its residents, he will immediately resign from office," said Congressman Shimkus.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Is Senate Candidate 5 (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

READ THE LATEST NEWS ON BLAGOJEVICH Update, 4:45pm Jesse Jackson, Jr. emphatically denied that he was a target in the federal investigation of Gov. ...

Blagojevich Deserves the Chicago Tribune's Thanks

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jacob Heilbrunn

Blagojevich should have just exercised a little more patience in demanding that Zell fire writers since Zell, who has just had the Tribune declare bankruptcy, seems to be taking down the entire place anyway.

Sam Stein

Rod Blagojevich Arrest: Legal And Political Fallout

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

National and local Illinois officials are calling for the state Senate to reconvene and pass legislation that would effectively take the power of appo...

Sam Stein

Following Blagojevich Arrest, Obama Senate Seat Put On eBay

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Various elements of the Rod Blagojevich arrest today are unavoidably humorous -- whether it is his completely cynical approach to politics, the idea t...

Blagojevich Offers Senate Seat to Arresting Officer

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

The astonishing escape attempt occurred moments after Mr. Blagojevich was handcuffed by the agent, who was wearing a wire and captured the entire expletive-laden offer on tape.