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Blago names an Obama Senate Seat Successor; will Reid seat him?

Embattled Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has named a successor to Barack Obama’s Illinois Senate seat.  Blago’s choice is former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris,, calling Burris a “wise and distinguished senior statesman” with “unquestioned integrity.”   And someone who raised a lot of money for the Governor. The US Senate can choose if it will seat Burris;…

Will Smudge Finally Stick to the Teflon-man?

As many of you are aware the Obama transition team has become unwittingly involved in the Illinois Governor scandal. This stunning revelation of corruption has once again thrust Obama, and Tony Rezko into the headlines in a most unflattering light. It appears to be clear that Governor Blagojevich is an extremely corrupt individual, the day…

Illinois Governor Charged with Corruption

Developing Story: (CNN) — Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is in federal custody on corruption charges, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.  Rod Blagojevich is currently serving his second term as governor of Illinois. Blagojevich and his chief of staff, John Harris, are charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and solicitation of bribery, according…