Looking out her living room window at the rows of media vans parked up and down the street, Patricia Blagojevich had a legitimate concern: The neighborhood assocation is going to HATE this!So while she still hasn't apologized to anyone for her foul-mouthed cameo in the Rod Blagojevich wiretap tapes (See here), she does feel the need to apologize to the neighbors for the media circus that's set up residence on her front lawn.The Chicago Tribune published the letter: Dear Neighbor: My husband...Read Full Story
Patricia Blagojevich appeared several times in the FBI affidavit describing charges against her husband, Rod Blagojevich. She is a real estate agent and former business partner of convicted felon Antoin 'Tony' Rezko. Poll: Many think she should be brought up on charges. What do you think? Vote herePoll: Do you think Patricia or Rod Blagojevich is worse? Vote here Patricia and Anne BlagojevichPatricia Blagojevich at LeftPatricia Blagojevich (center) with Anne (L) and Amy.Patricia Blagojevich...Read Full Story
From the U.S. Department of Justice: ILLINOIS GOV. ROD R. BLAGOJEVICH AND HIS CHIEF OF STAFFJOHN HARRIS ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CORRUPTION CHARGESBlagojevich and aide allegedly conspired to sell U.S. Senate appointment, engaged in“pay-to-play” schemes and threatened to withhold state assistance to Tribune Companyfor Wrigley Field to induce purge of newspaper editorial writersCHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich and his Chief of Staff, John Harris, were arrested today by FBI agents on...Read Full Story
The Rod Blagojevich affidavit was released by the FBI this morning and if it shows anything, it's this: Rod Blagojevich is a major asshole.It turns out Blagojevich has been wheeling and dealing from the governor's seat for a while. He's pressured contractors to donate to his campaign fund. He's tried to muscle the Chicago Tribune. And he tried to auction Barack Obama's senate seat to the highest bidder.Blagojevich has tried to play bigshot and instead turned himself into proof that "pride...Read Full Story
Federal prosecutor Patrick J. Fitzgerald has been appointed to prosecute Rod Blagojevich and his Chief of Staff John Harris. The FBI alleges Illinois governor Blagojevich used his position to try and auction off Barack Obama's vacant senate seat to the highest bidder.In a press conference Tuesday morning, Fitzgerald said Blagojevich's "conduct would make Lincoln roll over in his grave."Fitzgerald went on to quote sections in the FBI-released affidavit that describe Blagojevich's wire tapped...Read Full Story
Patricia Blagojevich is the wife of Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. She is a real estate agent and former business partner of convicted felon Tony Rezko.