Schumer vs. Blagojevich: No match when it comes to corruption

By Patrick Martin

Blagojevich is distinguished not so much by his much-publicized use of four-letter words as by the penny-ante character of his financial aspirations. To the Illinois governor, a $150,000-a-year sinecure for his wife was truly a bonanza. For the New York senator, that is mere petty cash.

//www.informationclearinghouse.info/article21476.htm



Illinois house OKs impeachment inquiry on governor

The Illinois House of Representatives voted on Monday to begin an impeachment inquiry into Gov. Rod Blagojevich, accused of trying to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.

//www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSTRE4BA65D20081216



The Real Story Behind the Rushed Blagojevich Bust

Conventional wisdom holds that U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald ordered the FBI to arrest Rod Blagojevich before sunrise Tuesday in order to stop a crime from being committed. But the opposite is true.

//tinyurl.com/5d6jpr



Blagojevich Legal Hurdle: A Crime, or Just Talk?

Tapes of Ill. governor discussing Senate pick may fall into a legal gray area

By David Johnston

"This town is full of people who call themselves ambassadors, and all they did was pay $200,000 or $300,000 to the Republican or Democratic Party," said Mr. Bennett, referring to a passage in the criminal complaint filed against the governor suggesting that Mr. Blagojevich was interested in an ambassadorial appointment in return for the Senate seat.

//www.informationclearinghouse.info/article21480.htm


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What Blagojevich was doing right before he was indicted
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