A bad week for Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich just got worse. The govenor's chief of staff, John Harris, resigned today. Harris was charged earlier this week, along with Blagojevich, in a federal political corruption case.
The news that Illinois' sitting governor, Rod Blagojevich, had been hit with federal corruption charges and arrested sent shockwaves though the state's political world. It also raised questions about what other state leaders should do, and who might be affected by the news.
President elect Barack Obama seems to be joining the call for Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to step down.Yesterday, Obama didn't say much at all about Blagojevichâ€”only that he was saddened and sobered by the news.Today, Spokesman Robert Gibbs says Obama is in agreement with ot
Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich responded dismissively to reports that one of his close friends and advisors had a role in secretly recording him.Last Friday, the Chicago Tribune reported a lobbyist named John Wyma had a role in secretly taping Blagojevich.Wyma was Blagojevich's c
Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich responded dismissively to reports that one of his close friends and advisors had a role in secretly recording him.
Last Friday, the Chicago Tribune reported a lobbyist named John Wyma had a role in secretly taping Blagojevich.
Today marks the 10th anniversary of a historic plant closure in Chicago's western suburbs. For more than 3 decades the Zenith plant in Melrose Park turned out millions of picture tubes. Those tubes were installed in televisions and sent around the world under the slogan “the qualit