Former governor Rod Blagojevich is at the Dirksen Federal Building, where he will learn his fate Monday afternoon. Jurors reached a verdict in his corruption trial; they are unanimous in 18 of 20 counts against him.
During closing arguments, prosecutor Carrie Hamilton told jurors in the corruption trial of former governor Rod Blagojevich to listen to all the FBI tapes again because ''it will make the defendant's guilt crystal clear.''
''I'm stupid here... I'm just being stupid here,'' Rod Blagojevich told jurors after they heard a secretly-recorded 2008 conversation in which the former governor calls the U.S. Senate seat ''f---ng golden.''
Former governor Rod Blagojevich spoke about the U.S. Senate seat he's accused of trying to trade or sell, saying, ''There was a method to the madness and I believe I was on the right track and then everything changed.''
Jurors took an unplanned break Wednesday morning during the second corruption trial of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich when a man's voice was heard over the loudspeaker saying, ''Hello? Hello?''