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Patricia Blagojevich

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  • Patti's rumble in the jungle

    If you thought Rod Blagojevich defending himself on "The View" and David Letterman's show a few months ago was weird, that was nothing. The sight of Patti Blagojevich, Illinois' former first lady, praying with Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag, during the...
  • Feds taped Blagojevich

    Federal investigators recently made covert tape recordings of Gov. Rod Blagojevich in the most dramatic step yet in their corruption investigation of him and his administration, the Tribune has learned. As part of this undercover effort, one of the...
  • U.S.: Senate pick was for sale

    On the day before Barack Obama was elected president, Gov. Rod Blagojevich was recorded on profanity-laced government surveillance tapes sounding like it was he who was about to hit the jackpot. An Obama election would leave Illinois with a vacant U.S....
  • First lady under the lens

    An unflattering portrait depicting Illinois First Lady Patricia Blagojevich as a modern-day Lady Macbeth who plotted against her husband's perceived enemies and backed his corrupt schemes emerged in court documents connected to the governor's arrest...
  • Drug-test firm boss charged in fraud

    The owner of a Chicago drug-testing company with a long-standing no-bid state contract has been charged with billing the state for more than $2 million in drug screenings it never performed. Anita K. Mahajan first came under government scrutiny last year...
  • U.S. says Blagojevich, crew ran state as racket

    Federal prosecutors expanded their case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday in an indictment that drew more of his closest aides into the scandal and adds new schemes to the list of charges against him: Pocketing money funneled through his...
  • Blagojevich and reality TV: Wife of disgraced former governor set to take his place on reality show

    The Blagojevich family diet is about to go downhill. Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich joined his wife, Patricia, on the "Today" show Thursday morning to confirm that she'll be taking the role once planned for him on the NBC reality show "I'm A...
  • `Uncle Amrish' helped raise $500,000 for Blagojevich

    A Chicago banker whose wife is accused of bilking millions from a no-bid state contract has helped raise more than a half million dollars for Gov. Rod Blagojevich's campaigns since 2001. Amrish Mahajan was a driving force behind his wife's drug-screening...
  • Governor's ally sought tollway contract

    An Illinois doughnut mogul forged ties last year to Gov. Rod Blagojevich, through campaign donations and a real-estate deal involving the governor's wife, while seeking to expand his Dunkin' Donuts business into the state's tollway oases, according to a...
  • Another inside deal for governor's wife

    Gov. Rod Blagojevich's wife received the real estate commission in a $650,000 condominium sale from a businessman who since has won $10 million in no-bid state contracts. The seller was Mark T. Wight, owner of Wight & Company, an architecture firm that...
  • Feds probe real estate deals

    Federal agents are investigating real estate deals involving Gov. Rod Blagojevich's wife as part of a three-year corruption probe into allegations of favoritism and fraud within his administration. Several federal sources familiar with the inquiry...