Posted tagged ‘Governor’

Chuck Colson: I Know What Illinois Governor Feels Like Now

December 16, 2008

If anyone knows how Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich feels right now, I do. On Tuesday, the governor was arrested in a glare of publicity and charged with going on “a corruption crime spree,” as U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald described it — including alleged attempts to sell President-elect Barack Obama’s Senate seat.

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Obama: Probe Shows No Contact in Illinois Governor Scandal

December 16, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama said Monday a review by his own lawyer shows he had no direct contact with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich about the appointment of a Senate replacement, and transition aides did nothing inappropriate.

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Wife of Illinois Governor Apologizes to Neighbors

December 16, 2008

Illinois first lady Patti Blagojevich has sent a note to her neighbors apologizing for the media attention that has besieged her Chicago neighborhood. In the message sent over the weekend, Blagojevich acknowledged “the media barrage that has descended” on her neighborhood.

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New York Governor: Caroline Kennedy Wants Clinton’s Senate Seat

December 16, 2008

Caroline Kennedy told New York’s governor on Monday that she’s interested in the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her the highest-profile candidate to express a desire for the job. 

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Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano Tapped as New Homeland Security Chief

November 20, 2008

janet-napolitano.jpgThe popular two-term governor of Arizona, Janet Napolitano, has been tapped by President-elect Barack Obama to head the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Her responsibilities would include such high-profile and hot-topic issues as immigration enforcement, federal disaster response, and airport security. 

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Former Maryland Lieutenant Governor, Michael Steele, Hoping to Take Reins of the RNC

November 14, 2008

michael-steele.jpgFormer Maryland lieutenant governor Michael S. Steele said yesterday
that he will seek the chairmanship of the Republican National
Committee, a move sure to shake up the race for control of a party
demoralized by losses in last week’s elections.

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