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Aug 2, 2010 at 6:28 AM
One of Rod Blagojevich's defense attorneys says waiting for jurors to decide the former governor's fate is turning him into "sort of a wreck."
Jun 14, 2009 at 11:32 AM

CHICAGO (AP) -- Ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich doesn't seem to mind being the butt of a theatrical joke.

Blagojevich got in on the joke Saturday evening, appearing as himself in a comedy show that lampoons the rise and fall of his own political...
Dec 10, 2014 at 8:59 PM
Across the state of Illinois, people are mourning the loss of a prominent politician. The outspoken and unique Judy Baar Topinka died suddenly Wednesday after suffering a stroke.
Dec 16, 2008 at 6:23 AM
Jailed political fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko's sentencing has been postponed indefinitely, possibly adding to the legal problems of Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who already is facing federal charges.
Sep 13, 2014 at 2:06 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn's administration hired more than 60 percent of the Illinois Department of Transportation workers whose employment was deemed improper by a state watchdog, a document released Friday shows.
Aug 18, 2014 at 8:57 AM
A federal appeals court has taken on the issue of pay-to-play corruption in Illinois under disgraced ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Jul 16, 2014 at 10:05 AM
Rod Blagojevich's lawyers have submitted an additional argument on why an appeals court in Chicago should overturn the convictions of the imprisoned former governor.
Jul 9, 2014 at 5:56 AM
Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin, the businessman-turned-politician who became the worldwide face of the city after Hurricane Katrina, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday.
Mar 23, 2014 at 2:26 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn is questioning his Republican gubernatorial rival's ethics, wealth and stance on minimum wage during his re-election bid.
Jan 15, 2004 at 11:40 AM
Governor Rod Blagojevich's proposal to overhaul the state education administration requires the cooperation of Illinois lawmakers.
Jan 29, 2014 at 1:22 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn (D-Ill.) gave his annual State of the State address Wednesday, focusing on early education. He also discussed college grants, small business fees, pensions, promoting a new Biotech Center, upgrading water systems and how he has...
Dec 13, 2013 at 7:54 AM
The wife of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is attending a Chicago hearing to hear oral arguments in her husband's appeal.
Nov 12, 2013 at 9:40 AM
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's new running mate says he has a strong record on education, taxes and collective bargaining agreements.
Nov 8, 2013 at 9:35 AM
Former gubernatorial candidate and Chicago schools CEO will run for lieutenant governor.
Sep 6, 2013 at 4:23 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn is naming a new chief of staff to replace Jack Lavin, who is resigning.