It's a cliche: "You'll never work in this town again!"But for now-former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, it's true. In fact, because of a judgment handed down by the Illinois senate today, Blago won't be allowed to hold office anywhere in the state now that they've kicked him out of the governor's seat.That's because they've dealt Blago a fate worse than impeachment: banishment. The so-called "Political Death Penalty" handed down today will prevent him from working his particular brand of...Read Full Story
I'm grateful for the opportunity to be here today and present my closing argument and my chance to talk to you and talk to the people of Illinois and talk to anybody else who is listening.In the last couple of days I've had a chance to be able to go out and talk to as many people as I possibly could about my desire to be able to appear here before the Senate, the Senate trial, to have a chance to be able to have the whole story, have every single witness I could possibly bring be able to tell...Read Full Story
The "Political Death Penalty" is a term used to describe a punishment handed down by a legislative assembly whereby a politician is banned from ever running for office in a certain city, district or state.