| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:11 AM
WLS-AM 890 has found another husband-and-wife team to fill in Wednesday morning for Don and Roma Wade: Former reality TV stars Rod and Patti Blagojevich.
"I feel like the time is right, given all that's going on in the state of Illinois and city of...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 10:36 AM
At least he didn't swear.
Subbing on WLS radio this morning, Rod Blagojevich described his arrest by the FBI on corruption charges as "my tsunami," and called Gov. Pat Quinn and legislative leaders "scoundrels" for passing an income tax hike.
| May 9, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Testimony in Rod Blagojevich’s retrial ended today with a stern lecture from U.S. District Judge James Zagel to the former governor’s defense team about what he considered improper questioning they had directed at two government witnesses....
| May 15, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Two months into her husband's sentence, Patti Blagojevich has shared her thoughts on visiting the Colorado prison where former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is serving 14 years for corruption.
In comments posted to her Facebook page Monday, she spoke...
| May 5, 2011
The career trajectories of Barack Obama and Rod Blagojevich were headed in opposite directions in November 2008 when the frustrated Illinois governor suggested the newly elected president at least throw him a tasty political bone.
Obama was relinquishing...
| May 27, 2011
Rod Blagojevich gave what amounted to the campaign speech of his life Thursday directed at just 12 voters -- members of the jury that will decide whether he misused his powers as governor.
And like the master politician he was for so long, Blagojevich...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Patti Blagojevich continues to plead her husband's case in public.
Former Governor Rod Blagojevich begins 14 years in prison next month for trying to sell Barack Obama's old Senate seat; but in an interview with Rosie O'Donnell Thursday, Mrs. Blagojevich...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Former Illinois first lady, Patti Blagojevich, is continuing to plead her husband's case.
Mrs. Blagojevich proclaimed her husband's innocence during a tearful TV interview with Rosie O'Donnell.
In the first interview since her husband's sentencing in...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:42 PM
A former state contractor with close ties to ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich plans to enter a guilty plea Monday, more than four years after she was charged with bilking the state out of $2 million for drug tests that were never performed, said a source with...
| May 26, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Before the trial wrapped up for the day, Rod Blagojevich began testifying about charges he tried to force a campaign donation from a horseracing executive by holding off on signing a bill that diverted casino funds to the struggling horse tracks in...
| May 31, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Before Rod Blagojevich’s retrial ended for the day, the former governor addressed in the most detail yet the charges he tried to sell Barack Obama’s Senate seat.
Blagojevich denied interest after his brother, Robert, the former governor&...