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  • Blagojevich indicted on federal corruption charges

    CHICAGO (AP) - Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's plan to auction off President Barack Obama's vacant U.S. Senate seat marked the culmination of years of scheming for personal gain that included trying to extort a congressman and pressuring businesses...
  • With friends like these ... who needs hostile witnesses?

    With friends like these ... who needs hostile witnesses?
    In the wake of one of the most sweeping public-corruption indictments in Illinois history, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich faces a legal landscape in which his former friends are turning against him, his wife remains in the cross hairs of federal...
  • The Blagojeviches Turn Into Celebrities- For Reality TV

    The Blagojeviches Turn Into Celebrities- For Reality TV
    (WGN-AM)- Former First Lady Patti Blagojevich is taking her husband's place on the reality show, "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here." A federal judge barred the former governor from leaving the country to do the show pending his political corruption...
  • Lawmakers Vote to Bar Convicted Politicians of Profiting from Crimes

    (WGN-AM) - The Illinois Senate gave final approval to a measure prompted by impeached and ousted former Governor Rod Blagojevich's attempts to profit on the notoriety surrounding his arrest and indictment on federal corruption charges. On a 59-0 tally,...
  • Blagojevich arrested; Fitzgerald calls it a 'political corruption crime spree'

    Blagojevich arrested; Fitzgerald calls it a 'political corruption crime spree'
    Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff, John Harris, were arrested Tuesday for what U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald called a "political corruption crime spree" that included attempts to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama....
  • Timeline of the Blagojevich investigation

    Gov. Rod Blagojevich became the state's first Democratic chief executive in more than a quarter of a century after vowing to reform what he labeled the culture of corruption surrounding his predecessor that had fed deep cynicism among Illinoisans. But...
  • Governor's wife supported his pay-to-play Senate scheme, complaint alleges

    Governor's wife supported his pay-to-play Senate scheme, complaint alleges
    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...
  • Uncomfortable spotlight shone on Patti Blagojevich

    Even before her voice was heard on covert recordings made by federal investigators, First Lady Patricia Blagojevich was neck-deep in the federal probe of her husband and his administration. Once a residential real estate broker on the North Side,...
  • Patti Blagojevich apologizes to neighbors for media 'barrage'

    Any hopes of a peaceful holiday season in the Blagojevich neighborhood unraveled last week with the governor's arrest. Christmas carols and jingle bells have to compete with idling news trucks and helicopters, and the first lady is sorry about that....
  • Patti Blagojevich sues charity; claims defamation

    Patti Blagojevich sues charity; claims defamation
  • Ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich challenges U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald to court showdown

    Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich strutted up to a bank of microphones outside his lawyers' offices in jeans, a blazer and television makeup Tuesday and all but challenged U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald to a duel at 10 paces. Fitzgerald lied about him...