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Latest Valerie Jarrett Items
FIFA's World Cup inspectors have had breakfast at the White House, meeting with aides to President Barack Obama.
Labeled anti-business by Republicans and some corporate chiefs, President Obama's charm offensive to improve his image in the boardroom and the nation's chambers of commerce has hit a rocky patch.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was so desperate for money that he tried to shake down everyone from a racetrack owner to a children's hospital executive to President-elect Barack Obama, a federal prosecutor told jurors Monday during closing arguments at Mr. Blagojevich's corruption trial.
Former Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich's brother testified Monday that he never tied political contributions to government business while he served as chairman of the ousted Illinois governor's campaign fund, and he portrayed himself as frequently outside the loop during political discussions.
After promising for a year and a half to take the witness stand, former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich is likely to testify in his own defense at his federal corruption trial this week in a long-awaited duel of wits and wills with federal prosecutors.
The White House is doing its best to run away from Rod R. Blagojevich and the pay-to-play scandal surrounding the Senate seat once held by President Obama as the disgraced former governor tries to drag Mr. Obama into his federal corruption trial in Illinois.
Barack Obama on the night before he was elected president told an Illinois union leader that his aide Valerie Jarrett was interested in the Illinois Senate seat he was vacating, jurors in the corruption trial of ex-Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich were told Tuesday.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich called Oprah Winfrey a kingmaker who could influence voters as he mulled naming the talk-show host to President Obama's former Senate seat, according to an FBI tape played Monday at his corruption trial.
Sen. Robert C. Byrd, who holds the record as the longest-serving member of Congress, is seriously ill in a Washington-area hospital.