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Blagojevich praises Trump from Chicago home after release

Former Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich gushed about Donald Trump after the Republican president commuted his sentence for political corruption, speaking Wednesday at a press event outside his Chicago home that sounded like an extended campaign ad for the president. ...

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Blagojevich praises Trump from Chicago home after release

Former Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich gushed about Donald Trump after the Republican president commuted his sentence for political corruption, speaking Wednesday at a press event outside his Chicago home that sounded like an extended campaign ad for the president. ...

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Ex-Gov. Blagojevich returns to Chicago, maintains innocence

Rod Blagojevich returned home to Chicago early Wednesday, shaking hands and signing autographs after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. Blagojevich landed at O’Hare airport hours after walking ...

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Ex-Gov. Blagojevich returns to Chicago, maintains innocence

Rod Blagojevich returned home to Chicago early Wednesday, shaking hands and signing autographs after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. Blagojevich landed at O’Hare airport hours after walking ...

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Blagojevich gets 14 years in prison

Rod Blagojevich, the former Illinois governor found guilty of trying to trade President Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate seat for campaign cash or personal favors, was sentenced to 14 years in prison.

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Blago needed a Henry Fonda on his jury

Rod Blagojevich crows as if a federal jury in Chicago had set him free. He seems to think that not being found guilty is the same thing as being found not guilty. It isn’t. He says the mostly indecisive end ...

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Blagojevich guilty of lying to agents

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, on trial for corruption in Chicago federal court, was found guilty of making false statements to federal agents. The jury deadlocked on the remaining 23 counts Blagojevich faced. Prosecutors said immediately after the verdict was ...

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Rod Blagojevich lawyer says U.S. proved ‘nothing’

Attorneys for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Sam Adam Jr., left, and Sam Adam Sr., right, leave the Federal Court building for lunch Tuesday in Chicago, during closing arguments in their client's federal corruption trial.

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Former top aide takes stand at Blagojevich trial

A key aide who was by the side of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich through most of his political career took the stand in his corruption trial Wednesday to testify against his old law school roommate. Alonzo Monk is considered ...

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