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
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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. 19 more words
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
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
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