Given the way legislators can spar, it’s hard to imagine anything passing in Springfield without some debate. But that’s just what happened with Andrea’s Law when it made its way through the Illinois Senate.
Prosecutors are expected to resume their questioning of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday. He was on the stand answering their questions all day Monday. Spectators hoping to catch some of the fireworks arrived at 5 a.m. to get tickets inside the courtroom.
Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has finished testifying at his corruption retrial.Blagojevich concluded Tuesday after seven days on the stand.He told jurors he never tried to shake down executives for contributions.
Violence in Colombia in the last few decades has displaced more than 3.5 million people. In response, the Colombian government struck a peace deal with drug-trafficking paramilitary groups eight years ago.
Rod Blagojevich says Rahm Emanuel raised the issue of having then-Gov. Blagojevich appoint a successor to Emanuel's congressional seat in 2008 when Emanuel became White House chief of staff. Blagojevich says his staff told him the move would be unconstitutional.