A Chicago businessman has alleged that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was involved in an illegal scheme to win the appointment to Barack Obama's former Senate seat. Jackson has denied the charges.
The prosecution made its closing arguments Monday in the trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Closing arguments for the defense are Tuesday.
Lawyers for Rod Blagojevich may not have wanted to risk putting the fiery former Illinois governor on the stand, or they may think they have the case locked up.