Topic: Lon Monk
Jury selection begins Thursday in the Rod Blagojevich trial on corruption charges. The former Illinois governor's best defense will be his well-honed reputation as a loose cannon.
The prosecution's document detailing charges, released Wednesday, show Rod Blagojevich's power plays started the moment he took office as Illinois governor. His wife and influence peddler Antoin 'Tony' Rezko are alleged to be involved, too.