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Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich
Rod R. Blagojevich was the 40th governor of Illinois. He was first elected in 2002 and was re-elected in 2006. Blagojevich was born in Chicago in 1956. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1979 and earned his law degree from Pepperdine in 1983. Prior to being elected governor, Blagojevich was a Cook County Assistant State's Attorney. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996. On December 9, 2008, Blagojevich was arrested for political corruption. The Illinois House of Representatives impeached him, and the Senate voted on January 29, 2009, to remove him from office.
Rod R. Blagojevich was the 40th governor of Illinois. He was first elected in 2002 and was re-elected in 2006. Blagojevich was born in Chicago in 1956. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1979 and earned his law degree from Pepperdine in 1983. Prior to being elected governor, Blagojevich was a Cook County Assistant State's Attorney. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996. On December 9, 2008, Blagojevich was arrested for political corruption. The Illinois House of Representatives impeached him, and the Senate voted on January 29, 2009, to remove him from office. « Show less

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  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]

    Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]
    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • BGR The Burger Joint rolls out presidential burgers

    BGR The Burger Joint rolls out presidential burgers
    BGR The Burger Joint is reviving its Presidential Burger Contest with burgers inspired by President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The burgers, available in BGR locations nationwide beginning Sept. 25, are odes to the...
  • Tuesday morning talkers: Bachmann mixes up John Wayne and John Wayne Gacy

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • A flake mistake? Bachmann mixes...
  • 2011, the year of winning by losing

    2011, the year of winning by losing
    Charlie Sheen was clearly the man of the year. You'll recall that 2011 began with the oafish actor celebrating his own narcotic and sexual crapulence like a victorious gladiator working the crowds. He was egged on by a media with as much decency as the...
  • Defense begins in Currie trial

    Defense begins in Currie trial
    Attorneys for state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, on trial for extortion and related charges, began his defense Monday by calling a witness who portrayed the Prince George's County legislator as endlessly pleasant, but not very bright. "On the smart [scale],...
  • The Snooki Burger, back at BGR, with a baby slider on the side

    The Snooki Burger, back at BGR, with a baby slider on the side
    Famed "Jersey Shore" cast member Snooki gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday. To commemorate the occasion, BGR the Burger Joint is bringing back its famous Snooki Burger -- with a baby burger slider on the side. The Snooki Burger features a beef patty...
  • Mayor's supporters underwhelmed by case

    Sheila Dixon looks far from finished. The Baltimore mayor dug in yesterday after being indicted on a dozen counts related to gifts she allegedly received, and the city's political establishment, so far, is standing firmly behind her. Many said they don't...
  • A dilemma of political etiquette for Mayor Dixon

    Dear Miss Manners: I am - I mean, a friend of mine is - a newly elected public official. As part of the celebration marking the start of his term, he is whistle-stopping through a couple of cities this Saturday en route to Washington. Unfortunately, in...
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' cast announced, and it's a doozy

     
    Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich didn't get to be on I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here (his wife Patti appeared in his stead), but he is getting his reality TV face time starting in March on Celebrity......
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice': It's all about the Blago, baby

     
    Hi everyone. Some of you might know me from the Sun’s pet blog, Unleashed. But Sarah thought I might want to guest blog about some other fur things... Donald Trump’s hair, for one.So I’ll be your conduit to the new......
  • Celebrity Apprentice: Are you ready for your closeup?

     
    Money money money money....moooneeey!It's episode two of "Celebrity Apprentice." We open seeing Bret Michaels putting his winnings from last week to good use with some cute kids with diabetes. He gives them a peek into Donald Trump's boardroom. Kids...
  • Celebrity Apprentice: Who wants to be fired?

     
    Another week, another two hour episode begins.... and Bret is still whining. "A few members of the team are definitely shutting me out," he tells the camera. Wah! Who knew rock stars were such pout-y babies?We cut to Maria giving......