It was right before the 2008 election when then- Gov. Rod Blagojevich first heard that future President Barack Obama had strong feelings about whom he wanted to succeed him in the U.S. Senate. And almost immediately, the governor had a question.
"What can I ... have a shot at getting?" Blagojevich asked his chief of staff on a call recorded by federal investigators.
As his corruption trial moved Tuesday into the marquee allegation against the former governor — the alleged sale of Obama's U.S. Senate seat — the jury spent a day listening as Blagojevich attempted to answer that question in rambling conversations with his chief of staff in the fall of 2008.
Comment: I have tended to stay away from this story because I saw this as "state" issue, not national, but I think the former Governor is not going to lay down for the anointed one and this has the makings of a great scandal. We might just see Chief Justice convening the US Senate for impeachment proceedings.
What's your take; will we see an impeachment?