CHICAGO – U.S. Senate seat left vacant by President-elect to the highest bidder in what a federal prosecutor called a "corruption crime spree."was arrested on Tuesday on charges he brazenly conspired to sell or trade the
U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald told a news conference prosecutors make "no allegations" Obama was aware of any alleged scheming.
Blagojevich also was charged with illegally threatening to withhold state assistance to Tribune Co., the owner of the Chicago Tribune, in the sale of Wrigley Field, according to a federal criminal complaint. In return for state assistance, Blagojevich allegedly wanted members of the paper's editorial board who had been critical of him fired. - Yahoo! News
Somebody's in deep trouble.