Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has some final words for the media after he announces his choice of former Ill. Attorney General Roland Burris to fill President-elect Barack Obama's U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
CHICAGO. May 26 -- Sen. Roland W. Burris (D-Ill.) can be heard on an FBI audio recording promising to make a campaign contribution to then-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) at the same time he was pressing the governor for a Senate appointment.
Blagojevich Considered Oprah for Senate Seat Embattled Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich is on a television blitz, instead of appearing at his impeachment trial. He said he worried the idea of nominating Oprah to fill President Obama's vacant Senate might have come across as a gimmick. Video by AP
With Blagojevich Gone, Joy and Some Regret On the way to work and over breakfast, people in Chicago either praise or lament the downfall of now-ex Gov. Rod Blagojevich, tossed out of office by state senators. Video by AP
Raw Video: Illinois Gov. Voted Out of Office 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 vacant Senate seat. Video by AP
Listen: Blagojevich Phone Calls Played at Hearing Raw audio recorded of a series of phone calls between Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich, his brother and chief fundraiser Rob Blagojevich, former chief of staff and lobbyist Lon Monk, and Chicago race-track operator John Johnston about contributions to the governor's campaign. Audio courtesy Illinois General Assembly
Blagojevich: 'I Have Done Nothing Wrong' In a last-ditch effort to save his job, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich told senators at his impeachment trial that he's done nothing wrong and the evidence doesn't support kicking him out of office. Video by AP