An old friend from Rod Blagojevich's early political career will be on the stand Monday in the former governor's retrial. John Wyma was chief of staff when Blagojevich served as a congressman and stayed on as a consultant and fundraiser through Blagojevich's time as governor. He parlayed
A deputy governor under Rod Blagojevich will be back on the stand Thursday morning in the former Illinois governor's retrial. When Bob Greenlee was on the stand in the first trial, he dropped headline-grabbing bombs saying the governor would hide in the bathroom to avoid his budget director.&n
Defense attorneys for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich are facing a monumental task. Prosecutors have presented several days of devastating testimony in the former governor’s retrial. They’ve focused on allegations that Blagojevich tried to sell the former Senate seat of Barack Obama.
Prosecutors are continuing their laser-like focus on the so-called Senate seat allegations in the retrial of former Illinois Gov.Rod Blagojevich. The strongest evidence in the first trial came from secret recordings of Blagojevich's phone calls so that's what prosecutors are focusing on with th
This morning defense attorneys for Rod Blagojevich are expected to cross examine the first major witness in the former governor's retrial. John Harris was Blagojevich's chief of staff and he spent three days on the stand last week testifying for prosecutors. He was caught on federal wire
Jurors in the retrial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich are hearing that he was surrounded by some really bad advisors.One of the prosecution's star witnesses is John Harris. He was Blagojevich's chief of staff just before the governor was arrested. He encouraged Blagojevich to
Prosecutors have slashed much of their case against former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, simplifying it down to one concept. Jurors from the first trial said the government's case was too confusing and prosecutors have apparently taken that to heart in a big way.