Topic: Rod Blagojevich
Brash White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has much in common with outgoing Mayor Richard M. Daley – but not everyone is sold on his candidacy.
09/09/2010 04:12 pm
So far in Election 2010, voters in 35 states will confront 149 citizen-backed initiatives and referendums. Evidence is mixed on how ballot measures affect voter turnout.
09/09/2010 04:03 pm
The political turmoil of 2010 has led to a number of close Senate races, with control of the upper chamber possibly in the balance. Here are five of the closest, most interesting, hardest-fought Senate races of this election cycle.
08/26/2010 03:59 pm
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The defense team for Rod Blagojevich is trying to rouse public anger at the prospect of taxpayer money being used in a retrial. But the cost probably wouldn’t be considerable for the state.
08/20/2010 03:12 pm
Rod Blagojevich says all he's guilty of is some 'political horse trading' and that if that's a crime, prosecutors need to charge every politician in America.
08/20/2010 11:00 am
Rod Blagojevich retrial will likely be a condensed version of the original case and focus on charges related to allegations that he attempted to sell President Obama's Senate seat.
08/18/2010 07:38 pm
Rod Blagojevich was one juror short of being convicted of a 'political corruption crime spree' that would have sent yet another former Illinois governor to prison.
08/18/2010 01:41 pm
The count of lying to the FBI – the one conviction the jury in the Rod Blagojevich trial handed down Tuesday – is often included to make sure a jury returns at least one guilty verdict. The other counts may have been too complex.
08/17/2010 09:14 pm
Astronomer Frank Drake, the man behind that project, received top honors at a banquet gala Saturday at the SETIcon convention here about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
08/16/2010 12:22 pm