Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's attorney said on Monday that a federal judge was likely to set the convicted former politician's new sentencing date for late October or early November.
Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich insisted Monday that he never tried to trade President Obama's Senate seat for a job for himself, while prosecutors replayed recorded conversations in which he seems to say otherwise.
Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's second corruption trial began Wednesday with little of the hoopla that surrounded the first, as potential jurors quietly began filling out questionnaires aimed at weeding out anyone with strong biases for or against the impeached governor.
Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's second corruption trial begins Wednesday, starring many of the same figures as the first — but this retrial won't be just a rerun.
Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's fate was in the hands of jurors Wednesday as they prepared to begin deciding whether Mr. Blagojevich tried to sell an appointment to President Obama's former Senate seat and schemed to use his political power for personal gain.