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Blagojevich Impeachment (2009)

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  • Auditor General reappointed amid praise for handling Blagojevich case

    Auditor General reappointed amid praise for handling Blagojevich case
    SPRINGFIELD—Auditor General William G. Holland won appointment to a third straight, decade-long term today, winning praise for standing up to the administration of Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The Senate’s 57-0  vote represented the final step...
  • Illinois auditor general arrested on DUI charge in Springfield

    Illinois auditor general arrested on DUI charge in Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD --- Illinois Auditor General William Holland said today he has been cited for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol in Springfield. Holland, 61, confirmed he received tickets for alleged drunken driving and improper lane usage...
  • Quinn, Brady tear into each other at final governor debate

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia and David Heinzmann at 8:57 p.m.; last updated at 9:16 p.m. with post-game news conferences Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bill Brady tore into each other on the budget, ethics and social issues Thursday night......
  • IMPEACHED

    In a historic display of anger and frustration, the Illinois House voted Friday to impeach disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich and send him to trial in the Senate with the aim of removing the state's 40th chief executive from public office forever. The...
  • Nearly a quarter of Illinois' boards and commissions inactive

    Nearly a quarter of Illinois' boards and commissions inactive
    Nearly a quarter of the state’s more than 300 boards and commissions have been inactive in recent years, according to an audit released Thursday, and the Quinn administration said it is looking at how to eliminate ones that are no longer needed....
  • Once his defender, Quinn berates Blagojevich

    Once his defender, Quinn berates Blagojevich
    Even as a corruption investigation swirled around then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich five years ago, Pat Quinn defended his two-time running mate as "a person who's honest and one of integrity." On Wednesday, Gov. Quinn declared "justice was served" after a...
  • The law is on Blagojevich's side

    The law is on Blagojevich's side
    Like it or not, Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich has the legal authority to appoint Roland Burris to the U.S. Senate, and Burris, the state's former attorney general, should be allowed to take the seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama. Senate...
  • Sen. Burris tries damage control

     
    by Rick Pearson and Janet Hook U.S. Sen. Roland Burris tried Sunday to quell new questions about his controversial appointment, insisting he shouldn't be blamed for only recently detailing his conversations about the job with five close associates of........
  • Burris to Illinois: You know the real me

     
    by Frank James Sen. Roland Burris seems to be at odds with Sen. Roland Burris. At his City Club of Chicago appearance today, he actually said "I have nothing to hide and I will be transparent..." Moments later, he......
  • Dick Durbin: Burris should resign

     
    by Mike Dorning and updated Sen. Dick Durbin said today that he told Sen. Roland Burris that, if Durbin were in Burris' shoes, he would resign. But Burris, the junior and appointed senator from Illinois, told the senior senator from......
  • Sen. Burris' son's state job: Sun-Times

     
    by Mark Silva The plot thickens for Sen. Roland Burris, appointed to the Senate from Illinois by the former, impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich, for whom Burris tried to raise campaign funds. Burris' son landed a $75,000-a-year state job under Blagojevich.......
  • Ten for Thursday: Caroline's listening tour

     
    Caroline Kennedy went on a one-day upstate tour, and even answered some questions. Bloomberg aide Kevin Sheekey, a pal of Caroline Kennedy from the Park Avenue crowd, seems to be spending more time trying to manipulate her candidacy then......