The Illinois House voted overwhelmingly Friday to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich, an action that sets up a Senate trial on whether he should be thrown out of office for allegedly trying to sell President-elect Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat.

A day after his arrest on a wide-ranging set of corruption charges, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich headed back to work Wednesday as President-elect Barack Obama issued a call for him to resign.

Hours after angrily chiding federal prosecutors for an evidence-withholding mistake, a federal judge in Washington rejected a request on behalf of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens to dismiss corruption charges or declare a mistrial Thursday afternoon.

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