Posts tagged "Blagojevich retrial"

Watch on cable and the web WBEZ's Wildeboer and Ex- Fed prosecutor Polales dissect, with Berkowitz, Rod Blagojevich's second trial.

Today’s City of Chicago edition  of Public Affairs features two consecutive episodes of the TV show, “Public Affair with Jeff Berkowitz,” focusing on the federal Chicago retrial of former Illinois Governor, Congressman and State Rep. Rod Blagojevich.      The arrest, impeachment and conviction of Blagojevich, following on the heels of the arrest and conviction of  George Ryan.      ... Read more »

Jackson's testimony this morning in Blagojevich trial not a game changer

December 8, 2009 Blago-Jackson meeting testimony helps Rod   Cong. Jackson testified this morning at the Blagojevich retrial that he met with Gov. Rod Blagojevich on December 8, 2009, the day before Rod was arrested, for 75 to 90 minutes in the Governor’s office at the Thompson Center in the Chicago Loop. Jackson said the... Read more »

The John Wyma-Rod Blagojevich relationship: A retrial winning argument for Blago?

John Wyma, now portrayed as a D. C.  lobbyist, perhaps knew Rod Blagojevich as well as anybody as Blagojevich rose in political power and Wyma became wealthy from that connection.  After working and socializing with Rod and profiting from his relationship with him all those years, Wyma decided to cooperate with the Feds.  But, did... Read more »