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Rod Blagojevich Corruption Trial

Judges Hear Arguments In Blagojevich's Appeal

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 12.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal judges considering an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich have pressed lawyers to differentiate between...

Twitter Reacts To Blago Guilty Verdicts

Posted 08.27.2011 | Chicago

Rod Blagojevich, the embattled former Democratic governor of Illinois, was found guilty on Monday of 17 charges, among them trying to sell President O...

Blagojevich Retrial: Reasonable Doubt

Lonna Saunders | Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

I'm still scratching my head over the retrial of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich now that it's over as we all await the jury's verdict on some 20 counts.

Jason Linkins

Rod Blagojevich Would Have Totally Killed Bin Laden Himself If He'd Only Been Given A Senate Seat

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

Anyone who's followed the latter-day activities of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich knows that his public appearances are a festival of utter rand...

Blagojevich Returns To The Stand Friday In Corruption Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM and KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 07.27.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rod Blagojevich, testifying Friday for a second day, switched his focus from a virtual monologue about his wholesome youth to describi...

Blagojevich Retrial To Begin With Jury Questions

AP | MICHAEL TARM and KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 06.20.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rod Blagojevich's second corruption trial got under way Wednesday with little hoopla, as potential jurors quietly began filling out qu...

Blagojevich Trial: More Waiting, More Questions

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — While many who heard Rod Blagojevich's wiretapped phone conversations may have expected a tidy result in the former Illinois governor'...

Blagojevich Jurors Deliberate, Enjoying Privacy

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jurors deciding if former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich tried to sell President Barack Obama's old Senate seat were out of sight Thurs...

Blagojevich's Defense Attorney Clashes With Judge, Could Be Held In Contempt

AP | DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Two portraits of Illinois' disgraced former governor emerged Tuesday from his corruption trial: An insecure bumbler who talked too muc...

Source: Jurors Violated Judge's Order In Blagojevich Trial

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Potential jurors waiting to be questioned in Rod Blagojevich's case discussed the trial's news coverage with each other last week, apparently flouting...

Blagojevich Jury DEADLOCKED: Say They Cannot Reach Unanimous Decision On All Counts

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — After more than a week of silence, jurors in the corruption trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich threw the courtroom into confusion We...

The Waiting Game: With No Word From Blagojevich Jury, Judge Tells Media 'We Are All In The Same Position'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The jury in the Rod Blagojevich corruption trial ended its tenth day of deliberations Tuesday--and don't appear to be any closer to a verdict. As repo...

Blagojevich's Defense Attorney Clashes With Judge, Could Be Held In Contempt

Huffington Post | Janan Hanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Much like a house of worship, a federal courtroom is steeped in traditional rules of decorum; chief among them an unremitting deference to the judge. ...

Blagojevich: Obama Is 'All Take And No Give'

AP | MIKE ROBINSON and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An angry Rod Blagojevich is heard ripping into Barack Obama on FBI tapes played Wednesday at his corruption trial, calling the newly e...

Blagojevich Trial: Bradley Tusk Explains Blago's Attempt To Shakedown Rahm Emanuel

Huffington Post | Janan Hanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A prosecution witness painted a portrait of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as someone who rarely went to the office, was oftentimes hard to reach and who...

WATCH: Rod Blagojevich Praises His Wife's New 'Do

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Rod Blagojevich, a man who knows a thing or two about hair, says he loves his wife's new 'do. The former Illinois governor, on trial for c...

Witness: Blagojevich Tried To Shakedown Rahm Emanuel, Ari Emanuel

AP | MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A former top aide to Rod Blagojevich testified Monday that the former governor planned to hold up a $2 million grant to a school in th...

Rod Blagojevich Trial: Feds Urge Judge Not To Delay

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Prosecutors urged a federal judge Monday to turn down ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's request to delay his corruption trial, sa...