Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D), who was removed from
office early last year after he was arrested on federal corruption
charges, is not ruling out another run for political office.
was ousted after his arrest, which rested in part on allegations that
he attempted to sell President Barack Obama's old Senate seat, but said
that he'd like to hold office despite the fact he is set to go on trial
But if he wants to launch another campaign, he would likely have to do so in another state. The Illinois State Senate's unanimous vote to remove him from office included a provision that bars the ex-governor from ever holding office in the state again.
In the meantime, Blagojevich, who is also known for his outsize personality, is a contestant on NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice."
Cross-posted to the Briefing Room