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  1. Illinois Bond Deal a Good Deal Only in the Most Optimistic InterpretationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... their effects spread over many years and they're hard to comprehend. There was nothing abstract about Rod Blagojevich looking stunned in his running suit in a mug shot. Or in a more modern example, about Bruce Rauner calling Democrats corrupt and ...

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  2. Ex-US House Speaker Dennis Hastert starts prison termRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Toledo Blade

    ... is nothing new in Illinois: The long list of convicted politicians from the state includes former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is serving a 14-year sentence for multiple corruption convictions, among them trying to sell President Barack Obama's vacated ...

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  3. 76 days and counting: Gov. Bentley impeachment process continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... which spent more than a month coming up with a process. Using the impeachment process for ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and the federal government as templates, the new rules were finally created. Then 71 days after Henry filed his articles, the ...

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  4. Donald Stephens' Rosemont legacy as statue of him is about to be unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Daily Herald

    ... of the political aisle. His April 2007 funeral was attended by prominent Democrats, including then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, then-Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan. "He had an ability to play both sides of the ...

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  5. Impeachment investigation of Alabama governor beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... heavily from procedures used in other states, including in the 2009 impeachment of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. A key exception, Jones, said is subpoena power. The Alabama committee can issue subpoenas, but unlike other states, Alabama law ...

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  6. Impeachment investigation of Alabama governor beginsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Gazette

    ... heavily from procedures used in other states, including in the 2009 impeachment of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. A key exception, Jones, said is subpoena power. The Alabama committee can issue subpoenas, but unlike other states, Alabama law ...

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  7. House committee begins considering Bentley impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... develop rules, including the 1999 trial of President Bill Clinton and the 2009 impeachment of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Alabama Law Institute director Othni Lathram told the committee they could broadly consider themselves a grand jury, with a ...

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  8. The 'Edgar Ramp' took Illinois downhill, but many share the blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Chicago Tribune

    ... that saved salary money in the short term but loaded the future with far higher debts. Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich (Federal Inmate No. 40892-424) shorted the pension fund payments for two years, throwing that debt forward with interest. The ...

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  9. Ex-Illinois governor petitions for Chicago mayor term limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... County Board of Tax Appeals, was state treasurer and lieutenant governor. He became governor in 2009 after Rod Blagojevich was removed from office. Quinn was elected to a full term in 2010 and ousted by Republican businessman Bruce Rauner in 2014. ...

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  10. Kirk Uses 'Save the Date' Mailer to Remind Voters of Duckworth TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | NBC Chicago

    ... Kirk's campaign has hammered Duckworth on the lawsuit and her ties to incarcerated former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who appointed the congresswoman Director of the IDVA in 2006. Duckworth's campaign responded to the mailer Friday, claiming Kirk ...

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  11. Moving past Trump and Blagojevich: Kirk, Duckworth and IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Chicago Tribune

    ... disabled like me." Does Duckworth want to spend five months defending her 2006 re-election endorsement of Rod Blagojevich? Recall that at the time - well before his removal from office and convictions on felony charges - his administration reeked of ...

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  12. "Not an oppo dump"Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... asks Duckworth if she backs Blagojevich," Chicago Daily Herald," 8/4/06) November 21, 2006 - Governor Rod Blagojevich Appointed Duckworth To Run The Illinois Department Of VeteransAffairs. (Lynn Sweet, "Gov Picks Duckworth For Veterans Affairs," ...

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  13. Rules to be discussed for Bentley impeachment investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... draft rules were based upon large volumes of research, including the rules used in the impeachment of Gov. Rod Blagojevich in the state of Illinois. Information was also used from congressional procedures and other reference sources. Below you will ...

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  14. House Judiciary committee to discuss rules for Bentley impeachment investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WALA

    ... rules were based upon large volumes of research including the rules used in the impeachment of Governor Rod Blagojevich in the state of Illinois. Information was also used from congressional procedures and other reference sources. Governor Bentley ...

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  15. Our View: Things could get worse, and willRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Northwest Herald

    ... who will do whatever Madigan tells them. Weak or criminal former governors such as Pat Quinn and Rod Blagojevich. Given how low we've fallen, Illinois certainly has hit rock bottom, right? Things can only improve from here? Think again. While much ...

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  16. Failing on his mandateRead the original story

    Monday Jun 6 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... whoever happens to be governor. Sometimes he was wholly justified (particularly in the waning months of Rod Blagojevich's administration), but he often appears to do this simply because he can. Just ask Pat Quinn. That guy never did figure out why ...

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  17. Everything old is new againRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    * Another way [Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich] has been trying to hurt House Democratic chances this November is by claiming there's a "secret" plan to raise income taxes after the electiona An after-Halloween trick could be up Mike Madigan's ...

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  18. Voting with their wallets?Read the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... actions." 17 percent of respondents said it's Duckworth's "right to not have to testify in this trial." [] "Rod Blagojevich refused to take the stand in court," Artl added. "Will Rep. Duckworth follow her former boss's legal strategy?" The most ...

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  19. Poll: 63 Percent Say Duckworth Should Testify in TrialRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | NBC Chicago

    ... a statement. The Kirk campaign has repeatedly tried to tie Duckworth to the imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who appointed her as Director of the IDVA. In 2008, Blagojevich attempted to sell the Senate seat currently occupied by Kirk ...

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  20. Rezko still claims he was wrongfully convictedRead the original story

    Tuesday May 31 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    More than 250 friends, family, political activists, and government officials attended a special "Welcome Home" celebration on May 12 to honor Antoine "Tony" Rezko who was released from Federal custody only one week earlier. Rezko served 8.5 years in federal custody allegedly for illegally raising money for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who remains in a federal prison serving out a 14 year prison sentence.

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