Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) are expected to be called to testify in former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption retrial, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
From the Sun-Times federal court reporter Natasha Korecki/Lark Turner story:
The latest game-plan hatched Tuesday was to have the two sitting politicians on deck Wednesday morning -- both of whom were contacted by the defense team late last week about testifying this week, sources said.
...Blagojevich wants to explore discussions Emanuel had regarding a potential deal to name Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to the U.S. Senate seat. vacated by Barack Obama.