Durbin Implicated In the Blago Pay to Play
Tue, June 2, 2009 at 5:08
Mark "Snooper" Harvey in Blagojevich, DNC Culture of Corruption, Durbin and Pay to Play

I just heard this on the Fox News program that there are FBI recordings that Dick Durbin was trying to get Madigan, a Blago rival, on the US Senate appointment.  DNC: Culture of Corruption.  I will report as this news grows feet...legs come later.

Chatter beginning to form at Memeorandum...

Update on Tue, June 2, 2009 at 8:20 by Registered CommenterMark "Snooper" Harvey

AP Exclusive: Blago talked to Durbin about Senate

CHICAGO (AP) - Just two weeks before his arrest on corruption charges, then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich floated a plan to nominate to the U.S. Senate the daughter of his biggest political rival in return for concessions on his pet projects, people familiar with the plan told The Associated Press.

Blagojevich told fellow Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin he was thinking of naming Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to the seat vacated when Barack Obama won the presidential election, according to two Durbin aides who spoke on condition of anonymity. [...]

Should Durbin and Burris resign yet?

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