Family Feud in Illinois Politics

There may be something brewing in the Illinois governor’s mansion- a spat between the governor and his father in law. I’ll keep an eye on the developments…

The Blagojevich family feud is still alive and today the governor is on the attack. He says allegations of impropriety — made by his father-in-law — Chicago Alderman Dick Mell — are reckless and untrue.

Several investigations are now underway as a result of the family feud that erupted last week when the governor closed a landfill run by relatives, including Mell. It escalated when Mell accused the governor’s chief fundraiser of selling appointments for campaign cash. That sparked several investigations, which the governor says will give him a clean bill of health. He also says Mell should be held accountable for false accusations.

hat tip to Chris for the story

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