The defense has begun making its final arguments at the corruption retrial of ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.Defense attorney Aaron Goldstein started his closing Thursday. He says Blagojevich never made one shakedown or demand.Prosecutors wrapped up their closing arguments earlier in the day.
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.
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.
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is scheduled to be back on the stand Wednesday. He's spent about 11 hours over three days testifying and he started addressing the so called senate seat allegations at the end of the day Tuesday. Those allegations include evidence that's arguably
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's conviction from his first trial is actually helping him as he testifies in his retrial. He was convicted of lying to the FBI. He had told investigators interviewing him that he didn't track who gave him contributions but several of his former st