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Former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland Leading Off :
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Is Colorado Republican Bob Beauprez really up 10 points? Probably not. Leading Off : • CO-Gov, IA-Sen : Well, you can have one of two reactions to Quinnipiac's new polls ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Cross posted from Blue Virginia , this is a follow-up to Is Bob McDonnell Turning Into Virginia's Version of Rod Blagojevich? And yes, I'm enjoying this; does that make me a bad person? ...
by lowkell
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 10:53 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
They call him J Cubed. 47, well groomed, fit, and telegenic, after Mel Reynolds was forced out of Congress, Jesse Junior ran in the 1996 primary, winning it with 48% of the vote. Even then, the ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 09:13 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Patrick Fitzgerald, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois and a member of the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel has resigned and will leave office on June 30. ...
by joanneleon
Comment Count 120 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 11:06 AM PDT with 130 Recommends
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : •
by David Nir
Comment Count 88 comments on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
A quick note from an Illinoisan to the warden of the prison Blago is about to spend the next dozen or so years within.
by zemblan
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 08:17 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Quite the news day: On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 1:42 PM, CNN Breaking News wrote: Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in federal ...
by kestrel9000
Comment Count 48 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 10:50 AM PST with 34 Recommends
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 101 comments on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 12:11 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
Pity we don't know what it is yet. OK, now we do. He's guilty of 17 of 18 counts, with 2 counts deadlocked. Blogo will be doing serious time in a serious hoosegow. The Chicago Suntimes has ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 08:43 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Blagojevich verdict will be read today between 1 and 2 pm. Jury has agreed on 18 of 20 counts, deadlocked on 2 counts. Verdict reached in Blagojevich trial June 27, ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 08:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Blagojevich: -1,000 Edwards: ...
by Superpole
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Jun 03, 2011 at 08:16 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The rest of the Senate! Next, the vice presidency.
by Ponder Stibbons
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 12:27 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
By now it should be no surprise to anyone who pulls the levers in Washington DC. The big banks . Yet some have still not got the memo ... Message to Democratic Congresspersons ... ...
by joeshwingding
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 09:12 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Chicago politics received a political bombshell when Mayor Richard M. Daley said he would not run for re-election, ending 21 years as mayor and more than 40 years in public office. As you might ...
by Molly Weasley
Comment Count 219 comments on Tue Sep 07, 2010 at 09:28 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
by TiaRachel
Comment Count 135 comments on Mon Aug 23, 2010 at 07:59 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
It's well beyond the point where you can make this shit up. First they lapped our satire, and now they've lapped our worst estimates of how low they could sink. From John Cole ...
by MeMeMeMeMe
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Aug 19, 2010 at 11:37 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
My memory of meeting Rod Blagojevich, who for the sake of brevity I will simply call Blago, dates back to the 2002 election cycle. I was working as part of the State Coordinated Campaign in Mt. ...
by alpolitics
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Aug 17, 2010 at 08:44 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
MSNBC is reporting that former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on one count of perjury in his federal corruption trial. The jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict on the other 23 counts ...
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 222 comments on Tue Aug 17, 2010 at 02:42 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
According to breaking reports here in Chicago, Rod and Rob Blagojevich have been summoned to court and a verdict will soon be ...
by JohnKWilson
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Aug 17, 2010 at 01:38 PM PDT with 4 Recommends