Blagojevich Ousted: Ill. Senate Votes to Remove Him

Hours after he was convicted unanimously this evening of abuse of power and ousted from office by the state Senate, a defiant former Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he knew that he would be impeached. "I'm obviously saddened and disappointed, but not at all surprised," he told reporters outside his Chicago house. "The fix was in from the very beginning," Blagojevich added, again arguing that lawmakers in Springfield had set "a dangerous precedent." Not only did lawmakers boot Blagojevich from...Full Story
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