former governor BREAKING: Former governor Pat Quinn Announces Run for Attorney General By Associated Press • Oct 27, 2017 Former Illinois Gov. Patrick Quinn is joining a crowded field attempting to become the state's next attorney general. Former Blagojevich Lawyer Running for Attorney General By Tony Arnold • Oct 3, 2017 One of the defense attorneys for former Governor Rod Blagojevich is running for Illinois attorney general. Blagojevich Maintains Innocence, Mopping Floors in Prison By Associated Press • Sep 12, 2017 Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says he spends his time sweeping and mopping floors while serving a federal prison sentence after corruption convictions.