rod blagojevich

The Cruelty of Nonlethal Weapons

Dec 9, 2011
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Newt Gingrich's rise and Rod Blagojevich's fall; why nonlethal weapons are being abused; Nomi Prins' new novel; and millennial mishigas.This week on Truthdig Radio: Newt Gingrich's rise and Rod Blagojevich's fall; nonlethal weapons; Nomi Prins' new novel; and millennial mishigas.
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Blagojevich Gets 14 Years in Prison

Dec 8, 2011
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich became Illinois’ fourth governor in recent history to be sentenced to prison when he received a term of 14 years Wednesday after being found guilty of 18 instances of felony corruption, including an attempt to profit off the sale of his congressional seat.

Blagojevich Wants to Subpoena Obama

Apr 22, 2010
So, having been fired earlier this month by Donald Trump for failing to execute a Harry Potter-themed task to Trump's standards on "Celebrity Apprentice," former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is back to the far less glamorous work of slogging through his own corruption trial. (continued)

Blagojevich Joining ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Cast

Jan 5, 2010
What's a deposed Illinois governor to do, now that he has more time on his hands and is facing, you know, criminal charges? When it comes to Rod Blagojevich, in case there was any doubt whom we were discussing, he'll spend time on "Celebrity Apprentice" with Donald Trump and others who became famous for their forays into showbiz.

So Long, Roland Burris?

Jul 10, 2009
Looks like the Roland Burris show isn't going to be picked up for a second season. Washington strategists have taken a good look at the Illinois senator's fundraising numbers (such as they are) and deduced that a 2010 re-election bid is unlikely.