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Pay to play : how Rod Blagojevich turned political corruption into a national sideshow

Author: Elizabeth Brackett
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates the culture of corruption in Illinois state politics, Blagojevich's reckless actions, and how Obama managed to avoid the taint of this same environment.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brackett, Elizabeth.
Pay to play.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2009
(OCoLC)653331375
Named Person: Rod R Blagojevich; Rod R Blagojevich; Rod R Blagojevich
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Brackett
ISBN: 9781566638340 1566638348
OCLC Number: 303055093
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 247 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The call --
A tradition of corruption --
A typical American kid --
Political stepping-stones --
Get me a candidate --
The race for governor --
Pay to play on steroids --
The way it's done in Illinois --
New man in Springfield --
Flesh and blood --
Out in front on health care --
It's about the money --
Senate seat for sale --
Quid pro quo --
Fallout: a new senator --
Impeached --
Removal --
Final curtain.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Brackett.

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Brackett, award-winning correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer," uncovers new details in the Rod Blagojevich scandal as she goes behind the story of the first governor to be impeached by the  Read more...

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