Posts tagged "Blagojevich guilty"

How are Rep. Smith and Gov. Blagojevich alike? They both have to do hard time for the crime of “Stupidity.”

State Rep. Smith’s nickel bribery conviction State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago, 10th Dist.) received a guilty jury verdict almost four hours ago in federal court.  Rep. Smith was originally appointed to his office in 2011 and impeached over bribery and extortion charges in 2012– but he was elected to the office again in November, 2012.... Read more »

Watch Paul Meincke, ABC-7 News Reporter, discuss the Blagojevich retrial with show host Jeff Berkowitz

Jeff Berkowitz:  You know this stuff…your prediction? Is Rod Blagojevich going to be found guilty in his second trial of a significant number of counts? Paul Meincke [ABC-7 News]: Let me just say this as a qualifier. I said in the first trial I thought he would be found guilty and he was on one... Read more »