A former two-term governor of Illinois was denied a shorter prison sentence Tuesday after making his case for why a federal judge should show leniency and release him early. Rod Blagojevich, who in 2003 became the 40th governor of the …
Remember when Rod Blagojevich tried to sell Obama’s empty Senate seat to the highest bidder? And remember how we were all supposed to believe that Obama rose from the fetid swamp of Chicago politics without getting a drop on ‘im? …
(Newser) – Rod Blagojevich's oldest daughter thinks former President Obama should have used his powers to get her father released from prison, the Chicago Sun Times reports. Blagojevich's wife Patti had been posting on Facebook in …
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Will President Obama do a solid on his way out the White House door for disgraced Rod Blagojevich and let him out of prison early? The former Illinois governor officially has requested a presidential …
(AP)—A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence on corruption counts, setting aside pleas for leniency by the former Illinois governor's wife and daughters during his resentencing. Scroll down for updates …
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence on corruption counts, setting aside pleas for leniency by the former Illinois governor's wife and daughters during his resentencing hearing. …
(CNN) — A federal judge Tuesday imposed the same 14-year sentence against former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, despite pleas for a reduced term from his wife, two daughters and the disgraced politician, himself, who’s serving time …
CHICAGO — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich appeared on a courtroom video Tuesday in prison-issued clothing, his once dark hair now white, as a judge weighed whether to cut his 14-year sentence after an appeals court threw out …
CHICAGO (AP) – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is asking a U.S. appeals court to nullify his 14-year prison term and order a third sentencing hearing. Attorneys for the Chicago Democrat filed the 50-page appeal late Tuesday night …
A JUST CAUSE: THE IMPEACHMENT AND REMOVAL OF GOVERNOR ROD BLAGOJEVICH By Bernard H. Sieracki Foreword by Jim Edgar Southern Illinois University Press, $32.50, 218 pages In his foreword, former Illinois Gov. Jim …