Posts Tagged ‘Rod Blagojevich’

Blagojevich Taps Plaxico Burress for Senate Seat

Over the objections of President-elect Barack Obama and the Democratic leadership in Congress, embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has chosen Plaxico Burress to replace Obama in the United States Senate.
The selection of Burress, the New York Giants’ star wide receiver who faces criminal charges after accidentally shooting himself in the leg last month, took lawmakers [...]

Blagojevich Set Me Up!

Yesterday came the kind of story local politics nerds like LL dream of.
LL was so entranced by the criminal complaint filed by federal prosecutors against Elvis-lovin', bad-hair-wearin', newspaper-blackmailin' Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (or is that ROD BLAGOJEVICH) that he thoroughly blew his columnar deadline while he read every page of the thing.
For the rest of [...]

Blagojevich Complaint: Just Read It

LL doesn't oft delve into the national political world. But he will today.
Read the criminal complaint [PDF] filed today by federal prosecutors against Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Just read it. Start on Page 54.
So much for No Drama Obama!
Here's just one good passage: "ROD BLAGOJEVICH said that the consultants (Advisor B and another consultant are [...]