By Bernard Sieracki,Jim Edgar
A simply Cause depicts Blagojevich as a grasp of political gamesmanship, a circus ringmaster pushed via own ambition and enthusiastic about inner most achieve. Sieracki examines intensive the governor’s unethical habit whereas in place of work, detailing a litany of partisan and private hostilities that spanned years. He completely covers the occasions resulting in Blagojevich’s downfall and the reactions of the governor’s cohorts. the writer discusses the varied allegations opposed to Blagojevich, together with makes an attempt to “sell” appointments, jobs, and contracts in alternate for monetary contributions. Sieracki then exhaustively recounts Blagojevich’s senate trial and the governor’s removing from office.
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A Just Cause: The Impeachment and Removal of Governor Rod Blagojevich by Bernard Sieracki,Jim Edgar