Blagojevich Appeals Conviction, 14-Year SentenceLawyers for Rod Blagojevich filed an appeal just before a midnight deadline Monday that challenges the imprisoned former Illinois governor's corruption conviction and 14-year prison term, including on grounds the trial judge allegedly committed a litany of errors.
Halvorson Drags Robert Blagojevich Into Election Fight Against JacksonWith former Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson far behind in the latest polls in her efforts to unseat Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., Halvorson is asking for some help in bringing down Jackson.
Blago's Brother Wants To Testify In Jackson Ethics CaseRobert Blagojevich, former Gov Rod Blagojevich's brother, says he wants to testify before a Congressional ethics committee that is investigating U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.
Blago Judge Accuses Defense Of Putting Prosecutors On TrialThe federal judge in the Rod Blagojevich trial has accused defense attorneys of trying to put the prosecution on trial.
Jackson Jr Says 'Everyone Has Erred'U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who has largely avoided the public eye of late, said in a rare interview Saturday that he is a public servant, not a perfect one, and didn't rule out a future run at higher office.