Posts tagged "Rod Blagojevich"

Better than Monday Night Football: An Obama flashback, Sen. Obama announces for President in 2007, w/ cameos by Sen. Durbin, Gov. Quinn & AG Madigan, Cable/Web

Barack Obama: …That is why …where Lincoln once called on a House divided to stand together … I stand before you today to announce my candidacy for President… Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features then U. S. Senator Barack Obama announcing his Candidacy for President in Springfield, IL on February 10, 2007.... Read more »

Better than Mike Wallace interviewing President Kennedy: Berkowitz with UChicago's Institute of Politics' Steve Edwards, Cable and Web

Steve Edwards: …very early on there was a sense that I had and others who knew him in various circles that [Barack Obama] had a special set of talents… Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Steve Edwards, Executive Director of  UChicago’s Institute of Politics.  The show airs throughout the City of Chicago... Read more »

Better than Chicago Tonight's Carol Marin w/Paul Vallas or Donald Trump: Berkowitz w/Barack Obama on Cable tonight at 8:30 & Midnight

Barack Obama: I would support anything that is going to be better off for the children of Illinois. Jeff Berkowitz: Including school vouchers, if you are persuaded? Tonight’s city of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features then State Senator Barack Obama being interviewed by the show host about Obama’s support for Rod... Read more »
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Better than Monday night football: Berkowitz w/pundit Robling on Emanuel's failed performance and the four failing campaigns of the Republican Primary Gov candidates, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago and North Shore editions of “Public Affairs,”  with show host Jeff Berkowitz features Chris Robling, former Executive Director of the Cook County GOP and media mogul, moderator and political pundit at WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio and many other media outlets.  Chris also interviewed a few years ago President George W. Bush... Read more »

Watch Proft and Berkowitz on "What women really want and will Proft run for Governor again," cable and the web

To get answers to the vital questions of the day, below, please go here to watch radio personality and 2010 Republican Primary candidate for Governor Dan Proft interviewed on Public Affairs by show host Jeff Berkowitz on Feb. 23, 2013. What do women really want?   What do men really want?     Will the... Read more »

Breaking Bad for 77 year old, downstate power broker Bill Cellini: Should he have received any jail time?

Gary Shapiro: …You know what our evidence was at trial and you know what our positions were  at sentencing, which is—for decades, Bill Cellini was:  a powerhouse downstate,  a fundraiser for, as it turned out, both parties; [A man] who had relationships with some of the most corrupt politicians Illinois has known. So, no, I... Read more »
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Former Governor Rod Blagojevich likely to get 12 to 15 years from Judge Zagel tomorrow.

After about two hours of today’s sentencing hearing, it is clear that Judge Zagel will likely impose a sentence tomorrow on former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of 12 to 15 years in federal prison. Zagel was picking on Blago’s sentencing specialty lawyer Carolyn Pelling Gurland for telling the judge in her submission that “Blago came from... Read more »

Dean Polales, Ex Fed prosecutor, assesses Blagojevich trial on Cable and Web

This week’s suburban edition of Public Affairs features Dean Polales, a well spoken, knowledgeable, smart, popular, ready for prime time former federal prosecutor from the U. S. Attorney’s office in Chicago, IL.  Dean was the chief of the Special Prosecutions unit for seven years and Deputy Chief of that group of Assistant  U. S. Attorneys for another seven years... Read more »

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 »
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Public Affairs-Blagojevich marathon on Cable and internet-- can Rod avoid more prison time?

Today’s Blago-Public Affairs marathon    Today’s Public Affairs-Rod Blagojevich marathon features four consecutive episodes of the TV show, ”Public Affair with Jeff Berkowitz,” focusing on the federal Chicago retrial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich,  54.  The case went to the jury (eleven women – including three minority jurors and one man) last Friday. The  jurors, after... Read more »