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Blagojevich Impeachment Hearings

Burris Praises His Testimony: I Passed With Flying Colors (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Roland Burris praised his performance in front of the House panel studying impeachment for Gov. Rod Blagojevich Thursday, saying he "passed the test w...

Former Aide: Blagojevich Needs Psychiatric Evaluation

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave McKinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When former Chicago television broadcaster Bob Arya joined Gov. Blagojevich's staff as a senior advisor in November 2006, the governor described him a...

Blagojevich Impeachment Panel May Not Hear Full FBI Wiretaps

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Members of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's impeachment panel say they will move forward despite the possibility that they might not get to hear...

Prosecutors Seek Permission To Release Parts Of Blagojevich Wiretaps

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Rod Blagojevich's lawyer said Monday that a vague array of charges and evidence doesn't merit removing the governor fro...

Blagojevich Lawyer Says Impeachment Not Justified, Panel Biased

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Rod Blagojevich's lawyer said Monday that a vague array of charges and evidence doesn't merit removing the governor fro...

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 ...

Fitzgerald Asks Blago Impeachment Panel Not To Subpoena Obama Aides

Associated Press | Caryn Rousseau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Illinois House committee investigating a possible impeachment of Gov. Rod Blagojevich won't subpoena two incoming White House advisers,...

Blagojevich Lawyers Want Emanuel, Jarrett And Jackson Jr. To Testify At Impeachment Hearings

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a dramatic development in the ongoing impeachment proceedings, lawyers for Gov. Rod Blagojevich want two key aides to President-elect Barack Obama ...

Prosecutor Limits Blagojevich Impeachment Probe

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Federal prosecutors have asked an Illinois House impeachment committee not to delve into the criminal charges against Gov. R...

Blagojevich Impeachment Panel Adjourns Until Monday, Waiting On Prosecutor Fitzgerald

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Lawmakers studying impeachment of Gov. Rod Blagojevich heard Monday from a political watchdog who said she sees strong links...

Blagojevich Previews Legal Defense Strategy

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A combative Gov. Rod Blagojevich served notice Friday that he has no intention of quitting over his corruption arrest, declaring: "I w...

Blagojevich Impeachment Panel Calling First Witnesses

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois lawmakers could be forced to build their impeachment case against Gov. Rod Blagojevich on a raft of relatively smal...

Case Against Blagojevich 'Weak,' Media On 'Witch Hunt': Lawyer (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Rod Blagojevich's lead attorney described the case against his client as a "fairytale" and said the press is on a "witch hunt" in an interview wi...

Blagojevich Impeachment Hearings: WATCH LIVE

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois House Panel Weighing Impeachment for Gov. Rod Blagojevich is currently meeting in Springfield. Watch a live stream of the hearings here...