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Rod Blagojevich Corruption Scandal

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...

Blagojevich On Obama: "F**K Him"

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The tapes reveal a two-term governor who no longer wants his job, badly wants cash and is determined to leverage a financial benefit out of his appoin...

Illinois Gov Under Siege As Feds Target Him In Pay-To-Play Inquiry

Chicago Tribune | David Mendell and Ray Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For years, Rod Blagojevich has projected two distinct images that define his tenure as Illinois' governor. In one, he is a populist champion with an ...