Eric Florack on September 26th, 2010

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. directed a major political fund-raiser to offer former Gov. Rod Blagojevich millions of dollars in campaign cash in return for an appointment to the U.S. Senate, sources said the fund-raiser has told federal authorities. The allegation by Oak Brook businessman Raghuveer Nayak counters public statements made as recently as last week […]

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Eric Florack on April 14th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere, and a recent addition to the Homeland Security Watch List… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble This is The Deluxe Cheeseburger edition Before I get into the usual collections of quick takes, snarks and swipes, I want to take the opportunity to pass along […]

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davidl on January 29th, 2009

Now where is Ann Margaret when you need her?  Rod Blagojevich is now the ex-governor of Illinios,  Associated Press: SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted at his impeachment trial and thrown out of office Thursday, ending a nearly two-month crisis that erupted with his arrest on charges he tried to sell Barack Obama’s […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2009

From the too little, too late department, the Associated Press  is reporting: SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Driven by anger and politics, the Illinois House has voted to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The unprecedented action sets the stage for a Senate trial on whether he should be thrown out of office for corruption and abuse of power. […]

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Eric Florack on December 10th, 2008

Steyn at The Corner, regarding Blago selling the Senate Seat of Barack Obama: If my Chevy dealer were selling this Senate seat, he would point out that it’s hardly been used, Barack Obama having barely sat in it. (Muffled laughter) Snark of the day.

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Eric Florack on December 4th, 2008

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… Bit’sBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Thursday, already? Let’s get busy, here. Will someone please explain to me how it is anyone takes Eliot Spitzer seriously at anything?  Here comes Slate, who takes the guy on as a new column writer. This one speaks loudly […]

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