Gov.'s wife fired

January 21, 2009 9:36:49 PM PST
Patti Blagojevich has been fired from her job as chief fund raiser for a charity.The governor's wife was terminated by the Chicago Christian Industrial League. She had been earning about $100,000 a year.

The organization's interim executive director confirmed the firing but wouldn't discuss the reason.

Through a spokesperson, Blagojevich said she is saddened by the board's decision.