The head of the Republican Party in Illinois says Rod Blagojevich could still be a political issue in the next statewide elections in 2014.Jury selection is underway in the former governor's corruption trial.Pat Brady runs the Illinois Republican Party.
The Chicago Bulls held court with a big win yesterday at the United Center to send the playoff series back to Indiana with a 2-0 lead. You can go to espnchicago.com for comprehensive coverage. You can stay here for my quick, random observations:The players seemed cold.
Rod Blagojevich's actions are being criticized by the judge overseeing the former governor's upcoming corruption re-trial. In court, Judge James Zagel hasn't touched the topic of Blagojevich's public persona that much.
Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's second corruption trial begins Wednesday. And it's likely to once again put a lot of attention on Rahm Emanuel, now Chicago's mayor-elect.Emanuel was never called to testify last summer and has not been accused of wrongdoing.
Federal prosecutors Monday ripped into public comments made by Rod Blagojevich. That comes two days before the former Illinois governor's corruption re-trial begins.Blagojevich's comments to the media have centered around him saying, "Play all the tapes. Play all the tapes."
Did you see Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel during the Bulls game? He had (great?) seats under the basket and was featured prominently in a late game Derrick Rose highlight. Rose made a huge play and then postured to the audience, pumping his chest and shouting at the crowd.
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's re-trial is scheduled to start this week. Both U.S. prosecutors and Blagojevich's team of attorneys have re-worked their arguments. For starters, prosecutors condensed some of the charges in an effort to make their case simpler for jurors to understand.