LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) – Convicted former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich entered a federal prison in Colorado on Thursday to begin a 14-year sentence for corruption, including an attempt to sell or trade President Obama's …
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Rod Blagojevich, who won two terms as Illinois governor before scandal made him a national punch line, was convicted Monday of a wide range of corruption charges, including trying to sell President …
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Here is a look at the life of Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois who is serving a 14-year prison term. 1986-1988 – Assistant state’s attorney in Cook County, Illinois. 1992-1996 – Serves in the Illinois House, …
An appeals court vacated five convictions and threw out the sentence of former Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday afternoon. The rest of Blagojevich's convictions were affirmed by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of …
Rod Blagojevich
The case of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will be back in court next month after a federal appeals court agreed Friday to hear arguments over whether to toss out his 2011 corruption conviction. In a brief ruling filed …
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CHICAGO — A ruling by a federal court in the appeal of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption convictions left open the possibility that the Democrat could serve less time than the 14-year sentence a judge …
In a tearful plea for mercy before a Chicago court, Blagojevich said he had made "terrible mistakes" but insisted he did not know he was breaking the law when he sought $1.5m in bribes. “My life is ruined, at least now,” he …
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A "stunned" Rod Blagojevich and wife Patti hugged in the courtroom after a federal jury in Chicago this afternoon convicted the former Illinois governor of attempting to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated when President …
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Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich received close to the maximum sentence for the corruption charges he was convicted on by a Federal Jury early this year: Disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced …
Rod Blagojevich
(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois who is serving a 14-year prison term. Personal: Birth date: December 10, 1956 Birth place: Chicago, Illinois Birth name: Rod Blagojevich
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