Impeach Lady  

Background from the

Illinois Senate Republican Caucus

 
  
 


“An impeachable offense is whatever a majority of the House of Representatives considers it to be at a given moment in history."

– Gerald Ford
 
 

 
 
 
Audio/Video Archives

Senators Deliberate

Debate Audio
Listen to Illinois State Senators comments during deliberation over the vote to convict Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno
Sen. Dale Righter
Sen. Kirk Dillard
Sen. Matt Murphy
Sen. Dan Duffy
Sen. Tim Bivins
Sen. Dan Rutherford
Sen. Chris Lauzen
Sen. Bill Brady
Sen. Dan Cronin
Sen. Randall Hultgren
Sen. John O. Jones
Sen. Dave Syverson
Sen. Larry Bomke
Sen. Gary Dahl
Sen. Brad Burzynski
Sen. Dave Luechtefeld
Sen. Frank Watson

Debate Video
Watch videos of Illinois State Senators during deliberation over the vote to convict Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno
Sen. Dale Righter
Sen. Kirk Dillard
Sen. Matt Murphy
Sen. Dan Duffy
Sen. Tim Bivins
Sen. Dan Rutherford
Sen. Chris Lauzen
Sen. Bill Brady
Sen. Dan Cronin
Sen. Randall Hultgren
Sen. John O. Jones
Sen. Dave Syverson
Sen. Larry Bomke
Sen. Gary Dahl
Sen. Brad Burzynski
Sen. Dave Luechtefeld
Sen. Frank Watson

FBI Recordings of Governor's Phone Calls

Tape One
Tape Two
Tape Three
Tape Four

Transcript of Tape One
Transcript of Tape Two
Transcript of Tape Three
Transcript of Tape Four

 

Gavel to Gavel Audio
Hear complete audio from the Impeachment Trial of Governor Rod Blagojevich.

Day One
Beginning of trial, including House Prosecutor's motions.
House Prosecutor's motions continued.

Opening Remarks

Listen to opening remarks from Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno.

Watch opening remarks from Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno.

Prosecutor's Arguments

Closing arguments of House Prosecutor David Ellis on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009.

Prosecutor's Arguments Part One
Prosecutor's Arguments Part Two

Prosecutor's Arguments Part Three
Prosecutor's Arguments Part Four

Prosecutor's Arguments Part Five
Prosecutor's Arguments Part Six

Prosecutor's Arguments Part Seven

Governor's Arguments

Closing arguments of Governor Rod Blagojevich on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009.

Governor's Arguments Part One
Governor's Arguments Part Two
Governor's Arguments Part Three
Governor's Arguments Part Four
Governor's Arguments Part Five
Governor's Arguments Part Six
Governor's Arguments Part Seven
Governor's Arguments Part Eight

Prosecutor Rebuttal

Rebuttal Arguments of House Prosectutor

Trial Testimony

Testimony of Daniel Cain, FBI Special Agent, January 27, 2009.

Audio of Daniel Cain, affirming accuracy of the Governor's statements in the federal complaint. State Sen. John Millner (R-Carol Stream) submitted questions asking FBI Agent Cain if there was any doubt in his mind that the statements attributed to Gov. Rod Blagojevich were indeed made by Blagojevich.

Millner also asked Cain to read the conclusion statement contained in the federal complaint stating that there is probable cause to believe that Rod Blagojevich and John Harris, and others have
conspired with each other and with others to commit offenses against the United States.

Audio of House prosecutor reading from federal complaint, referencing conversations in which Rod Blagojevich discusses having to “suck it up” for two years and remain Governor. (WARNING: Audio has references to foul language)

Audio of House prosecutor reading from federal complaint, referencing conversations in which Rod Blagojevich discusses the "golden" value of the Governor's power to appoint the U.S. Senate successor to President Barack Obama. (WARNING: Audio has references to foul language)

Extended Testimony

Audio of Testimony of FBI Special Agent Daniel Cain verifying accuracy of the record in the federal complaint against Governor Blagojevich.

WARNING: Large Files; Audio has reference to foul language)

Cain Testimony Audio File One
Cain Testimony Audio File Two
Cain Testimony Audio File Three
Cain Testimony Senator Questions

Audio of testimony from Auditor General William Holland concerning the illegal importation of drugs, including flu vaccines and the I-Save RX program.

Holland Testimony Audio File One
Holland Testimony Audio File Two

Senator Radogno Raises Concerns About Witnesses
Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno raises questions and concerns about the House Prosecutor withdrawing witnesses.



 
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