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    It's been a long time since I've written about former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, affectionately known as Blago. Chicago Magazine has an in-depth and fascinating profile of and interview with Blago in prison, His Life in Prison - BLAGO. You really need to read the whole thing, but the final paragraph sums up the essence of the ever-hopeful Blago:

    And so it ends.  14 years, which means just under 12 to serve. As long-time readers know, I've followed Saga Blago almost since the beginning of this blog.  It was my first and longest lasting blog obsession. I take no joy in the sentence, although it does seem...

    Still no verdict. Via Chicago Sun Times Blago Blog: Onto day 10. Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich will have to wait until at least next week to hear from the jury debating his fate on 20 counts charging him with corruption, fraud and extortion. The jury ended its ninth...

    There was a time long ago, in December 2008 soon after this blog was founded, that this blog was almost all Blagojevich all the time, and the keeper of The Official Guide to Blagojevich Blogs .  (What made it "Official"? You'll have to read the post to...

    I thought we weren't allowed to talk this way when dealing with foreigners: "It's a battle -- we're going to win -- take no prisoners," the first lady said with a smile at a roundtable discussion with reporters in the White House State Dining Room.I...

    On December 9, 2008, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald held an emergency press conference to announce a criminal complaint against then Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. While there were many accusations, the most prominent and inflammatory was that Blagojevich attempted to sell Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat...

    As predicted on this Blog several months ago, the indictment of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been handed down, and it includes a sweeping RICO charge alleging that Blagojevich and others conducted a criminal enterprise, which the indictment calls the Blagojevich Enterprise. That enterprise...

    Roland Burris has offered changing accounts of his communications with emissaries of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in the weeks leading up to Blagojevich's appointment of Burris to Barack Obama's open Senate seat. These changing accounts, including an updated Affidavit filed by Burris with the...

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