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Testimony: Obama Had 4 Senate Successors In Mind
cbs2 chicago ^ | 6/24/10

Posted on 06/24/2010 2:11:08 PM PDT by Nachum

Jurors in ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial got a purported look Thursday at a short list of candidates President Obama favored to replace him in the U.S. Senate.

Federal prosecutors played a tape that revealed the first official message from the budding Obama administration about who the president supported for the Senate seat.

In the call, Blagojevich's chief of staff, John Harris, tells his boss that Rahm Emanuel, Obama's soon-to-be top aide, had called him to give him a list of four people that Obama would find acceptable as his successor in the Senate. They were Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.; injured Iraq War vet Tammy Duckworth; U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Illinois State Comptroller Dan Hynes.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: illinois; obama; senate; successors; testimony

1 posted on 06/24/2010 2:11:12 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping


2 posted on 06/24/2010 2:11:55 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

It’ll be interesting. But unless they have video of Barama saying “pay the man” then he’ll never have to answer for it.

Sorry to be so cynical.


3 posted on 06/24/2010 2:13:30 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Nachum

This is going to be a fun trial to watch!


4 posted on 06/24/2010 2:21:26 PM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: Sunshine Sister

This is going to be a fun trial to watch!


Maybe 0bama will at least sweat a little.


5 posted on 06/24/2010 2:27:58 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Nachum

Jan Schakowsky ?????

Now I know Barry is insane.


6 posted on 06/24/2010 2:32:49 PM PDT by Chi-townChief
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To: subterfuge
All he has to do is lie to a Fed investigator.
7 posted on 06/24/2010 2:34:51 PM PDT by MaxMax (Conservatism isn't a party)
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To: Nachum

Obama has already lied to an FBI agent. He said he was unaware of any deal.

Regardless of the legality of the deal itself, Obama has already set himself up for impeachment and may do jail time. This is what Martha Stewart was convicted of doing. No one is above the law. Of course, Biden would likely pardon Obama after he steps down.


8 posted on 06/24/2010 2:40:15 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: unkus

This trial and a lot of other things too.


9 posted on 06/24/2010 2:50:32 PM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: TigerClaws

Wish it were so. After reading about the scams with CCX and other financial misdeeds, I think Obama and his fellow crooks can get away with anything. What happened to all the investigators in this country anyway?


10 posted on 06/24/2010 2:54:15 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX
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To: unkus

Or catch a few flies


11 posted on 06/24/2010 3:20:19 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Pining_4_TX

“What happened to all the investigators in this country anyway?”

Too busy chasing after high-profile Conservative Christians, trying to catch them with their pants down with women not their wives.


12 posted on 06/24/2010 3:28:58 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
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To: Nachum
Obama gonna have to wag a lot more than Generals to cover this kind of stuff up.. It's toxic.
The lamebrain media will do all it can to not report it as well.

Bite Me! .. if I'm wrong. ;-)

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) walks out to announce that Gen. David Petraeus will replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal as his top commander in Afghanistan while in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, June 23, 2010. From L-R are U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Vice President Joseph Biden, Petraeus, and Obama. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY)


13 posted on 06/24/2010 3:35:24 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard)
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To: NormsRevenge

0bama is a cruel joke and a domestic enemy of the Constitution of the United States of America. We have to impeach this Resident!


14 posted on 06/24/2010 3:47:21 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: SatinDoll

That, or in Alaska trying to find something about Sarah.


15 posted on 06/24/2010 3:49:17 PM PDT by RatsDawg
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To: Nachum

Popcorn ‘n Beer.


16 posted on 06/24/2010 3:50:51 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: TigerClaws

Impeaching a Democratic president for lying under oath after a GOP landslide midterm election victory.

Where have I seen this movie before?


17 posted on 06/24/2010 3:55:28 PM PDT by Eyes Unclouded ("The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." -George Carlin)
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To: Nachum
Oh, to be a fly in the room...

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18 posted on 06/24/2010 3:57:52 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: EGPWS

It’s pretty bad when you wish the fly could take the Resident’s place! How much worse could the fly do?


19 posted on 06/24/2010 3:59:55 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: Nachum
I said back during the election that someone could show up with a video of Obama in Kenya chopping up political enemies of his cousin with a machete and it would not change a thing. The rule of law no longer applies to the government. Obama has empowered his oil spill panel with subpoena powers. He seized private industries. Obama care was bought with naked bribes. He just negotiated a 20 billion extortion payment from BP in plain view of the world. The DOJ mandated that Georgia not check the IDs of voters in direct violation of a federal judge's order. The list goes on. The Republic hangs by a thread. The only people with the power to investigate, censure and/or remove him have every reason not to. And I don't believe that a Republican landslide in November will change that.
20 posted on 06/24/2010 4:02:43 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

A landslide in November will be one hell of a start! It’s going to happen without a doubt!


21 posted on 06/24/2010 4:12:52 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: Nachum

CRIME, INC.

Impeachment please.


22 posted on 06/24/2010 4:46:39 PM PDT by cranked
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To: TigerClaws

“Regardless of the legality of the deal itself, Obama has already set himself up for impeachment and may do jail time.”

From your keyboard to God’s ear! I would love to see it, but IMO Obama could be eating babies on the steps of the Supreme Court and the SRM and Justice Dept would ask him if he wanted to see a wine list!


23 posted on 06/24/2010 4:52:36 PM PDT by Batman11 (Sarah Palin: "Illegal immigrants are called illegal for a reason!")
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24 posted on 06/24/2010 4:56:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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25 posted on 06/24/2010 5:03:36 PM PDT by potlatch (*snip*)
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To: cranked

It’s funny how there is virtually no coverage of this on MSM.


26 posted on 06/24/2010 5:38:35 PM PDT by mrsixpack36
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To: Nachum

When will the SCOTUS, NSA, CIA., Military chiefs etc, exercise their Constitutional authority and get rid of this bastard/traitor for us????


27 posted on 06/24/2010 6:05:49 PM PDT by Waco
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To: Nachum

Perjury - High crime and misdemeanor an impeachable offense. What aboyt Romanov and Sestak. Pay for Play for the offense of another federal statute interfering with elections. Tell your Congressman and senator to do their job do the articles of impeachment. Inform them that a crime has been committed failure to abide by the constitution, the congress and senate can be implicated for a crime too.


28 posted on 06/24/2010 6:43:21 PM PDT by hondact200 ( Lincoln Freed the Enslaved. Obama Enslaves the Free. Obama is Americas Greatest Threat)
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To: Pan_Yan
And I don't believe that a Republican landslide in November will change that.

Maybe not, but it's what we have at this point. obama was in Chicago, as was Blogojevich, the day after the pres. election. I believe obama was holed up in John Roger's Chicago office (former husband of Desiree Rogers, ousted social secretary, and who was a mutual fund bigwhig that benefitted from obama pulling some strings in Chicago). It would be interesting to know where phone calls were exchanged between all the possible players on that day.
29 posted on 06/24/2010 6:43:47 PM PDT by Girlene
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To: EGPWS

Dingle Barry.


30 posted on 06/24/2010 7:07:30 PM PDT by twister881
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To: NormsRevenge

What a bastard faggot 0bozo is! He’s got his patented “deadly serious intense” look on his face again.....whenever he’s getting ready to screw our nation again. If there is a God in heaven (and yes, I believe there is), I hope & pray that God will rain a vicious plague upon 0bczo the muzzlim commie pig and all his household, including his phat-ass ugly wife, etc. I hope & pray that God takes 0bozo’s mind from him, like he did to Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel 4:28-33 for Nebuchadnezzar’s narcissistic pride and caused him to eat grass for a year like a beast in the field. I hope all this & more is visited on this commie pig 0bozo usurper-in-crap.


31 posted on 06/24/2010 7:45:22 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: Pan_Yan
The Republic hangs by a thread. The only people with the power to investigate, censure and/or remove him have every reason not to. And I don't believe that a Republican landslide in November will change that.

I sadly agree with you. And personally I am hoping & praying for a modest Republican resurgence, let alone a landside. DemoRATs & the media will rain down a blitzkrieg of dis-information, mis-information, blatant lies, ballot stuffing, bogus counts & recounts, flat-out election stealing & so forth. Nov 2010 will be the most corrupt election in U.S. history, to be exceeded only by the future election of Nov 2012. I believe our nation will only survive if & when conservative southern & western states start to secede from the USSA and form a government based on our original Declaration of Independence and ORIGINAL Constitution with only the first 10 amendments -- let's re-examine which of the subsequent amendments are really valid or nothing more than earlier forms of socialism & totalitarianism.

32 posted on 06/24/2010 7:53:37 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: EGPWS
To Obama, that little pin on his Lapel is more disturbing than that fly on his lip.

When his four years are up, every flag near him is going in the trash can as sure as he spits on Washington portrait in the White House.

33 posted on 06/25/2010 4:21:42 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: rcrngroup
What a bastard faggot 0bozo is! He’s got his patented “deadly serious intense” look on his face again.....whenever he’s getting ready to screw our nation again. If there is a God in heaven (and yes, I believe there is), I hope & pray that God will rain a vicious plague upon 0bczo the muzzlim commie pig and all his household, including his phat-ass ugly wife, etc. I hope & pray that God takes 0bozo’s mind from him, like he did to Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel 4:28-33 for Nebuchadnezzar’s narcissistic pride and caused him to eat grass for a year like a beast in the field. I hope all this & more is visited on this commie pig 0bozo usurper-in-crap.

I pray every day for God to remove Obama from power.

34 posted on 06/25/2010 5:39:02 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Pining_4_TX

It was the State-run media that took Nixon down. Sadly, the State-run media is nothing but a bunch of Obama cheerleaders.
As such, Zero will not go down on this — the press will not pursue the issue. Look what happened with Joe Sestak. Had that been a Republican and the sh - t would have hit the fan big time!!


35 posted on 06/25/2010 5:42:24 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: subterfuge

If anything, it adds credibility to the other bribes he accused of making.


36 posted on 06/25/2010 5:43:58 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: SunkenCiv
BOMBSHELL: Obama KNEW Of Plot TO Trade Cabinet Post For Appointing Jarrett To Senate

But she's not on the list.

37 posted on 06/25/2010 6:12:04 AM PDT by wideminded
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To: wideminded

So Hop Sing will deliver to her place, no problem.


38 posted on 06/25/2010 6:21:22 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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