Tag Archives: Gov. Blagojevich

He’s Out!

Thursday, January 29, 2009 BREAKING By a unanimous vote of 59-0, the Illinois state senate voted this afternoon to remove embattled Gov. Rod Blagojevich from office on Thursday after an FBI investigation revealed he tried to sell the U.S. Senate … Continue reading

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52% of Illinois Voters Oppose Burris Appointment

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 It looks like the Roland Burris saga is about to come to an end. Thanks to pressure from Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, and a certification from the Illinois Secretary of State, Senate Majority … Continue reading

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Burris Called Blagojevich Aide to Get Nephew a State Job

Friday, January 9, 2009 Is Limp Noodle Reid and DiFi paying attention to this revelation? Before Gov. Rod Blagojevich picked him to fill the Barack Obama’s empty U.S. Senate seat, Roland Burris called a top Blagojevich aide to recommend his … Continue reading

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Senate Showdown 2009

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 Embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich,undeterred by criminal charges that he sought to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama, blithely marched forward and appointed Roland Burris to fill the disputed seat. Burris said … Continue reading

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Blagojevich to Name Obama Replacement Today

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 Embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will name Roland Burris, a former Illinois attorney general, to replace President-elect Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate seat. The Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times reported the planned appointment on their web … Continue reading

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Obama’s Rules of Scandal Management

Friday, December 26, 2008 President-elect Obama’s worst nightmare isn’t Rick Warren. His ogre in the closet is Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Politico has an enlightening piece on the “five rules of Obama scandal-management” based on the President-elect’s handling of his … Continue reading

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ABC News: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is “Senate Candidate 5”

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 ABC News reports from a law enforcement source that Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. is “Senate Candidate Five,” the one who was, according to Gov. Blagojevich, willing to supply campaign cash in exchange for President-elect Obama’s vacated … Continue reading

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