Trading jobs for money is only part of the story.
"The scope and the breadth of the charges surprised everybody in town."
— Pat Deade on the F.B.I. affidavit
The lengthy criminal complaint against Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich of Illinois has three sections. Not only did he conspire to trade the Senate seat for money, he also attempted to have a member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board fired. And wait, there's more...James Jacobs, director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice, explores the story with The Takeaway.