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April 3rd, 2009

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich Indicted

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Written by: The Iowa Republican

Blagojevich IndictmentFormer Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich, his brother and a former top fundraiser were among six men indicted Thursday on political corruption charges, the U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago announced.

The sweeping indictment comes four months after Blagojevich was arrested and charged with engaging in pay-to-play politics in a major federal complaint that accused the Democrat of trading state jobs, contracts and regulatory favors for campaign contributions.

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