President-elect Barack Obama believes that Gov. Rod Blagojevich should resign. “The President-elect agrees with Lt. Gov. Quinn and many others that under the current circumstances it is difficult for the governor to effectively do his job and serve the people of Illinois,” said incoming White House press secretary Robert Gibbs. Obama is joining Sen. Dick Durbin and others in calling for a special election.
Jamison Foser dismantles an AP smear piece that claims the Blagojevich “scandal is threatening to dog him.”