Blagojevich appeared in court Tuesday with his wife and children as lawyers for both sides made their closing arguments. Now, the jury gets to decide his fate.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is expected to testify soon on his own behalf in his seven-week corruption trial. The strategy has its risks, but the defense may be hoping the tough-talking politician can win over jurors.
When defense lawyers begin their part of the trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich this week, they'll attempt to show that his ex-lawyers didn't steer him away from wrongdoing.
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.
Oprah Winfrey came up in discussions by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich about who should fill President Obama's former Senate seat, an FBI tape has revealed.
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.
Rod Blagojevich was not pleased when he discovered nothing more than a simple 'thank you' was coming from the new President for selecting an Obama aide to fill out his Senate term.
Rod Blagojevich sorted through ways he could benefit personally from the senate seat vacated when Obama won the presidential election, according to testimony and wiretap recordings.
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.