Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Obama’s Intervention for Ethics Bill Indirectly Led to Case Against Governor - NYTimes.com

Obama’s Intervention for Ethics Bill Indirectly Led to Case Against Governor - NYTimes.com: "By MIKE McINTIRE and JEFF ZELENY
Published: December 9, 2008

In a sequence of events that neatly captures the contradictions of Barack Obama’s rise through Illinois politics, a phone call he made three months ago to urge passage of a state ethics bill indirectly contributed to the downfall of a fellow Democrat he twice supported, Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich."