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Quid Pro Quo: Rahm Emanuel, Rod Blagojevich and Trading a Senate Seat for a House Seat

Chicago Tribune 31 August 2009 One Comment

Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel wanted his help in arranging to leave the Obama administration after two years to reclaim his seat in Congress.

Blagojevich writes in “The Governor” that Emanuel spoke with him about whether it was possible to appoint a “placeholder” to the congressional seat Emanuel was giving up so that he could win back the seat in 2010 and continue his efforts to become speaker some day.

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  • Cris said:

    The book is to the trial will like a trailer is to the movie. Let the good times roll!

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