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Let’s put aside the politics and trust the people....

Let’s put aside the politics and trust the people. Let’s embrace the unique opportunity we all have; take the heat and make the hard and difficult decisions, knowing that we’re doing it to make things better for the people of Illinois. 6 more words

Rod Blagojevich

Could Rod Blagojevich get out of prison in time to see James Taylor at Wrigley?

Attorney Len Goodman is taking Rod Blagojevich’s conviction to the Supremes in Washington, he joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to explain why he thinks the former governor should be released, maybe even in time to see James Taylor at Wrigley Field. 18 more words

Roe Conn

Blagojevich Takes Appeal To U.S. Supreme Court

CHICAGO (AP) — Imprisoned ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his corruption convictions that included his bid to sell an appointment to President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat. 110 more words


Read Rod Blagojevich's touching note to his daughter about Cubs' historic run

CHICAGO — Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich will be rooting for the Chicago Cubs from prison, according to a note to his daughter Amy that his wife posted to her Facebook page. 231 more words


In Note To Daughter, Blagojevich Rooting For Cubs From Prison

CHICAGO (CBS) — Convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is following the Cubs playoff run from federal prison, writing to his daughter that missing the team’s success is “another ugly irony we have to endure from this failure of justice.” 760 more words


Maywood Park Track Ends Harness Racing, Balmoral Next--Tribune

Monday, October 5, 2015 || Originally Published: Chicago Tribune || 10/2/15 || By Neil Milbert

Maywood Park, which inaugurated betting on harness racing in Illinois in 1946, seems destined to have run its final race Friday. 449 more words

Community Development

Rod Blagojevich, Bob McDonnell, and the Nature of Corruption

What’s the line between “politics as usual” and political corruption? Recent cases involving two former state governors provide some interesting insights.

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell is currently preparing to ask the U.S. 2,017 more words

White Collar Crime