Blog of Joseph H. Boyett, Ph.D., author of twenty books on leadership and politics including Getting Things Done in Washington: Lessons for Progressives from Landmark Legislation (ASJA Press, 2011)
Monday, June 27, 2011
BREAKING NEWS: Blagojevich found guilty
Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has been found guilty on 17 of 20 counts of corruption with maximum penalty of 300 years. He becomes the second straight Illinois governor to be convicted of corruption. His predecessor, George Ryan, is serving 6 1/2 years in federal prison.