Blagojevich photo timeline: From charges up to his sentencing
BY NATASHA KORECKI Federal Courts Reporter firstname.lastname@example.org December 5, 2011 9:48PM
Dec. 9, 2008: Federal agents arrest Blagojevich at 6 a.m. at his Ravenswood Manor home. U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald (right) releases a stunning criminal complaint where Blagojevich is on tape calling his power to appoint to Barack Obama’s vacant Senate seat “f---ing golden.” Fitzgerald famously describes the sitting governor’s conduct as a political corruption “crime spree” that would have “Lincoln rolling over in his grave.”
A photo timeline showing key points in the case against former governor Rod Blagojevich, from when he was first changed up until his sentencing.