Thursday, January 8, 2009

Panel Recommends impeachment of Blagojevich

The special Illinois House panel investigating Govovoner Blagojevich recomended that he be impeached. This puts lawmakers on the path to remove him from office. The vote could come as soon as this friday. It appears to be to late to do anything about preventing Blagojevich from replacing Obama's vacent senate seat, but it would remove an apparent courupt offical from office.

"The special Illinois House panel investigating Gov. Rod Blagojevich issued a draft report today recommending impeachment, putting lawmakers on a path toward removing the two-term Democrat from office.

"The citizens of this state must have confidence that their governor will faithfully serve the people and put their interests before his own. It is with profound regret that the committee finds that our current governor has not done so," says the 69-page document posted by Democratic and Republican members on the House Web site.

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