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Blagojevich: Arrest, ouster and now author's tour?

Publié par Clifford Armion le 09/01/2009

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Stacy St. Clair

"Reporting from Chicago - Former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich blames overzealous prosecutors and political enemies for his downfall in a new book that offers glimpses of his rocky six-year tenure and his upcoming defense against federal corruption charges. ""The Governor" describes his arrest on charges that included trying to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama last year. In keeping with the governor's long-held position that he's been victimized by rivals and "unethical" prosecutors, Blagojevich writes that his guiding thought in selecting a new senator was, "How much do I love the people of Illinois?" "After his arrest in December, Blagojevich was impeached, convicted by the state Senate and ousted from office. His corruption trial is scheduled for next year." Read on...

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"Blagojevich: Arrest, ouster and now author's tour?", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2009. Consulté le 23/04/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/blagojevich-arrest-ouster-and-now-author-s-tour-