Rod Blagojevich Governor of Illinois Arrested

Is this a joke?”

— Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich, Governor of Illinois, was arrested and indicted by federal prosecutors following a multi-year investigation. His chief of staff John Harris was also charged.

Blagojevich has taken us to a truly new low and went on a political corruption crime spree. We acted to stop that crime spree.”

— U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald