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    Blago will not get a new trial: Judge Zagel angry at Blago's Attorney Kaeseberg
    On Monday, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's attorney Lauren Kaeseberg was totally shut down in her court filing that claimed a Blagojevich trial juror had violated the court's rules. U.S. District Judge James Zagel threatened the...
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    Blagojevich likely to serve sentence in Colorado: Update
    UPDATE: Later in the day, it was being reported on WBBM-AM (CBS Radio in Chicago) that Rod Blagojevich has requested serving his time in Colorado and being part of a substance abuse program which would take a year off of his sentence. It is not...
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    Blagojevich prosecutors ask for 20 years
    Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, 54, will be sentenced next week by U.S. District Judge James Zagel following Blagojevich’s being found guilty of 18 corruption charges that included the attempted sale of President Barack Obama&rsquo...
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    Blagojevich to be sentenced
    Disgraced, impeached, former Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich will be sentenced on October 6, 2011. A federal judge set the tentative date today for the former politician who was found guilty of 17 counts of public corruption in a federal...
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    Blagojevich's home for sale
    Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, 54, and his wife Patti Blagojevich are attempting to sell their home on the northwest side of Chicago. The home which was previously valued at $700,000 according to Cook County is worth money that is...
  • Jury Reaches Verdict On 18 Of 20 Counts In Blagojevich Corruption Retrial
    Former Governor Going Down for Numerous Counts
    Former Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, was convicted Monday (June 27, 2011) on 18 of 23 different criminal counts ranging from wire fraud, extortion, conspiracy, and bribery. You may remember the governor from Donald Trump’s...
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    Jury convicts Blagojevich, tried hard 'to find him not guilty'
    Jury convicts Blagojevich, tried hard 'to find him not guilty' CHICAGO, Illinois -- San Francisco residents are learning in one top news story tonight that a jury that was considering corruption charges against the former Illinois Gov. Rod...
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    INNOCENT Gov. Rod Blagojevich, found GUILTY
    Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich, the former governor of Illinois who was accused of trying to benefit personally from his selection of a replacement for the United States senate seat once held by President Barack Hussein Obama, announced verdict on Monday...
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    Guilty: Video of Rod Blagojevich's reaction to the verdict
    Rod Blagojevich, the former governor of Illinois,has beenfound guilty of 17 of the remaining 20 charges against him during the re-trial in Chicago Federal Court. He was innocent of one charge, and the jury was hung on 2 charges.The corruption...
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    Blagojevich testifies in his own federal corruption trial
    For seven hours on Thursday and several hours this morning, ousted Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich testified in his own federal corruption trial. Blagojevich was found guilty of one charge last year andisnowback in court to resolve 23 more...
  • Nor Cal graduate at heart of Blagojevich Senate seat scandal
    Nor Cal graduate at heart of Blagojevich Senate seat scandal
    The name Valerie Jarrett is being sprinkled throughout trial testimony today in the Rod Blagojevich Senate seat scandal. A Nor Cal graduate of Stanford University Jarrett currently serves as the White House Senior Advisor and Assistant to the...
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    Rod Blagojevich motions to cancel retrial and seeks conviction
    Ex-Ill. Governor Rod Blagojevich filed a motion on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Chicago asking a judge to cancel his retrial. Blagojevich asked the judge in the five page motion to sentence him for his only conviction of lying to the...
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    Google map version of Blagojevich escapades
    Patrick Boylan of the Welles Park Bulldog, a Chicago neighborhood news website, has made a Google Map that plots out many of Rod Blagojevich's activities on a global scale. The World of Rod Blagojevich, marks, by location, people and places...
  • Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich signs a copy of his book "The Governor" on July 26, 2010
    Final remarks in Blagojevich trial: is he a fool or a schemer?
    Yesterday in the Rod Blagojevich corruption trial, Sam Adam, Jr. finished his closing arguments and Assistant U.S. Attorney Reid Schar offered the rebuttal from the prosecution. Jurors heard two very different portrayals of the former governor of...
  • Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich waves to the crowd at the federal building, July 21, 2010
    Judge Zagel not expected to grant acquittal in Blagojevich corruption trial
    U.S. District Judge James Zagel is reportedly dubious about granting former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich an acquittal, and is not expected to release the names of jurors in the governor's corruption trial, according to the Chicago Tribune...