Topic: Tom Balanoff
Obama’s name has come up as jurors listen to testimony and taped conversations that prosecutors say show former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was trying to profit from his power to appoint a senator.
Rod Blagojevich and his penchant for profanity was on display Tuesday when his 'golden' comment was played.
Blagojevich chief of staff testified for four straight days as prosecutors tried to show jurors that Blagojevich sought cash and a well-paying job for his decisions as Illinois governor.
Demonstrators at the American Bankers Association convention Tuesday decried banks' greed and lack of transparency. But officials say the bankers in Chicago aren't the ones who were bailed out by the federal government.