Posts Tagged ‘ Patti Blagojevich ’

***Update: Mell Hesitates ***Mell to Step Aside For Daughter: Sun-Times

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January 4, 2013
Deb Mell is expected to be named 33rd Ward Alderman when her father resigns. Credit Illinois GA

Ald. Dick Mell plans to step aside. Mell's daughter Deb is expected to be named to the vacant seat
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Patti: Rod is innocent

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February 29, 2012
Image from Rosie Show of interview with Patti Blagojevich. Credit: Rosie Show

In a broadcast on the Rosie Show (OWN Network), former Illinois First Lady Patti Blagojevich says she is certain her husband is innocent. “I’m positive. I was there and I’ve heard all the conversations,” Blagojevich says. The interview of the Ravenswood Manor neighbor is the first since the federal conviction of her husband. The...
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Patti Tapes Show with Rosie

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February 13, 2012

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting Patti Blagojevich, the wife of convicted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, has taped her first interview.  The Rosie Show, which airs on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network, will broadcast the show. No broadcast date has yet been released.   Read more at Chicago Sun-Times.
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Blago home on market

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October 4, 2011
Blago home on market

The neat brick bungalow of the Blagojevich’s is on the market according to numerous media reports. The home, which is reported to be listing Patti Blagojevich as the agent, can be shown by appointment only. “One of the largest homes in the neighborhood. Built like a fortress,” the listing reads. “This 5 BR, 3...
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Deb Mell: Dear Prudence racist about Telemundo

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June 24, 2011
Deb Mell: Dear Prudence racist about Telemundo

A Tweet fight broke out between Illinois Representative Deb Mell and Margo Howard, better known as the author of the Dear Prudence column. The fight, involving just two tweets between the two, but then being picked up by media outlets, started when Howard asked on June 19 why Telemundo was noting the lengthy deliberations in the...
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Blago withdraws request to address Oxford Union

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March 8, 2011

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has withdrawn an application to the Federal court to allow him to travel to the United Kingdom according to media reports today. The application would have allowed Blagojevich to address the Oxford Union, a speaking and debating society. Blagojevich had previously asked to travel to Costa Rica to appear...
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Patti to Schulter: How long does this have to gush?

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September 30, 2010
Patti to Schulter: How long does this have to gush?

A water main break caught Patti Blagojevich's eye. Ald Schulter's response: she doesn't live here.
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201 Miles to Springfield: August 15, 2010

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August 15, 2010
201 Miles to Springfield: August 15, 2010

Rahm Emanuel (D-Old Ravenswood) calls Washington “Fucknutsville,” in an article in Vanity Fair. Deb Mell (D- Avondale) can be consoled by the fact she is running unopposed for her seat in Springfield.
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201 Miles to Springfield: August 8, 2010

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August 8, 2010
201 Miles to Springfield: August 8, 2010

The Washington Post reports Fifth Congressional District Congressman Mike Quigley accepted a $5,000 campaign donation just days before cosponsoring a bill that benefits beer wholesalers, according to the Washington Post. Quigley's office says the amount accepted by the campaign was only $2,500.
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201 Miles to Springfield: August 1, 2010

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August 1, 2010
201 Miles to Springfield: August 1, 2010

A summary of the week’s political story affecting Ravenswood with some editorial observations thrown in. You can’t write a better lede than this: “A life-sized statue of Elvis Presley is among a trove of Rod Blagojevich’s belongings in an Arlington Heights storage facility that the warehouse owner says he will sell at auction if the former...
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