January 8, 2009 A panel of the Illinois state Legislature has unanimously called for the impeachment of Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
December 23, 2008 President-elect Obama's transition team has released its long-awaited report about contacts between the Obama staff and Gov. Rod Blagojevich regarding the open Senate seat in Illinois.
December 21, 2008 A former Bush administration official, David Safavian, has been convicted of charges stemming from his relationship with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Again.
December 19, 2008 Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich meets the press; declares his innocence; says he won't resign and will fight the charges every step of the way.
December 17, 2008 The Illinois Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to the fitness of Gov. Rod Blagojevich. This was in response to an effort by state Attorney General Lisa Madigan to remove the governor from office. The latest in the Blago saga.
December 14, 2008 Here's the latest on the continuing saga of embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich:
December 12, 2008 The chief of staff to embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has resigned. The move by John Harris comes three days after he and the governor were arrested in a corruption probe.
December 12, 2008 Illinois state Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a motion with the state Supreme Court calling Gov. Rod Blagojevich unfit for office and asking the justices to remove him.
December 11, 2008 So Illinois Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn doesn't talk to Gov. Rod Blagojevich, even though they are from the same party. That may not be so unusual.
December 11, 2008 Here's the latest on the scandal involving Rod Blagojevich, the first Illinois governor to be accused of corruption since George Ryan:
December 9, 2008 Once upon a time, there was speculation that Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich might appoint himself to fill the Senate seat left vacant by Barack Obama. That sounds surreal now. But it's just as well: The history of governors who have tried such a...
December 9, 2008 Will Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevch be forced to resign? Will the state Legislature impeach him? Surely he can't still be allowed to make a Senate appointment, given that he is facing federal charges of offering to sell that Senate seat to the hig...
December 9, 2008 Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) has been arrested, on federal charges that he offered to sell the appointment of a senator to succeed Barack Obama to the highest bidder. In a state that has had its share of corrupt governors, this one is mind-b...
December 9, 2008 Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, a 51-year-old Democrat, has been arrested, along with his chief of staff, on charges of attempting to personally enrich himself, including the selling of Barack Obama's Senate seat to the highest bidder.