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Rod Blagojevich Reindicted: Charges Do Not Rely On 'Honest Services' Statute
Jackson Sr. Denies Being 'Emissary' To Blagojevich
Blagojevich Adds 3 New Lawyers To Defense Team
Isn't it Time to Let Abe Rest in Peace?
President & CEO, Better Government Association
We are fighting an enemy armed with the power of incumbency, and the riches of unfettered fundraising to hold their ground at all costs.
Blagojevich Sneaks Out Back Door To Get To Court, Tells Reporters 'I'm Innocent' (WATCH)
Blagojevich Loses His Lawyer, Again
I Ask Again: Did Burris' Lobbying Partner Help Patti Blagojevich Land a Job?
There was no mention of this lucky break for the former first family of Illinois in the rush of reporting about the Blagojevich indictment.
For Blagojevich, There's No Place Like Home
Washington Bureau Chief, New York Daily News; Former managing ...
As a result of his alleged misdeeds, the government wants Blago's Chicago home, a condo he owns in DC, and the real gold mine -- his campaign funds.
BLAGOJEVICH STATEMENT ON INDICTMENT: I AM INNOCENT
Blagojevich Indicted For Corruption Along With Brother And Top Aides (READ THE CHARGES, BLAGO REACTION VIDEO)
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Burris: Blago Indictment 'Has Nothing To Do With Me'
Blagojevich, Illinois Governor, Arrested (VIDEO)
The New Republic: "In Defense Of Blagojevich (Sort Of)"
Blagojevich: Obama Should Fire Rahm Emanuel (VIDEO)
Advice To Blago: Invoke Caesar
Associate Editor, Project Syndicate
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 Video Roundup: Compares Self to Gandhi & Mandela, Deploys Cowboy Metaphors, Tennyson Quotes & More
Do the Right Thing
The Senate is doing the right thing by seating Burris, now Burris should do the right thing and pledge to resign if Blagojevich is convicted.
Writer and producer
What Blagojevich did is so shocking that it could make "Lincoln turn over in his grave." But Caroline getting the seat because of her zillion-dollar fund raising ability wouldn't do the same?
How About Some of that Blago to Go?
Professor Emerita, USC Marshall School; Author, 'The Secret Ha...
Blagojevich, by any reasonable standard, ought to be beside himself with embarrassment over the 114 to 1 vote to impeach him. Yet he's reciting Tennyson in front of cameras.
Replace Harry Reid?
Professor, Author, Columnist, and Commentator at MichaelFauntr...
The Democrats should cut their losses and seat Burris. Perhaps they should cut their losses with Reid, too.
Blagojevich vs. the Senate
Author, WARS OF WATERGATE, and other writings
In this contest of wills -- the governor's rightful authority to appoint a senator as opposed to the Senate's power to judge the qualification of its members -- the last word simply belongs to the Senate.
Enough About 'Roland Burris, Good Guy'
John R. Bohrer
Historian of 1960s American politics
It doesn't matter how clean his record was when he was in office a decade ago or if he didn't pay a cent for his appointment: Roland Burris is a willing pawn in a very corrupt game.
A Lesser Class of Rogue
Op-Ed editor, Politico
Though Blagojevich is regularly described as the apotheosis of the shady Illinois politician, he does not come close to the finesse and style embodied by masterful machine politicians. He's no McGinty.
ABC's "The Note" Embarrasses Itself on Behalf of Beltway Journalism
Senior Fellow, Media Matters for America
Doing its best to prop up the beyond soggy Blago/Obama "scandal," The Note worked feverishly to convince fellow journalists that they didn't make fools of themselves hyping the non-story for weeks.
Outrage Over Blagojevich? Really?
Alright, what he did was bad. But why is there all this concern over little old Rod Blagojevich while Bush, Cheney, and his cronies still sit in the White House, untouched?
Blago and Me
Political activist and New York attorney
In electoral politics we want to avoid the rich and famous in favor of the modest but qualified. But we make it impossible for anyone but the rich and famous to get the jobs and then keep them.
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