How Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) allegedly conspired to sell President-elect Barack Obama's Senate seat, according to a federal criminal complaint filed yesterday:
SOURCE: Criminal complaint document, U.S. District Court of Illinois | By Laura Stanton and Karen Yourish - The Washington Post - December 10, 2008
FBI Says Illinois Governor Tried to Sell Senate Seat Article | Federal prosecutors charged Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) yesterday with engaging in a series of illegal schemes intended to enrich himself, including an attempt to sell the Senate seat recently vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.