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Blagojevich Whistleblower Speaks

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CHICAGO, ILL.(AP)She agreed to wear a wire for the FBI and the information gathered  eventually brought down a governor.   Hospital executive Pamela Davis says she’s glad Rod Blagojevich is going to prison, although she feels sorry for his family. She says she holds him responsible for dragging her and her hospital through what she calls “the sludge” of his corrupt administration.

Davis is CEO of Edward Hospital in Naperville. She was the first to blow the whistle on alleged kickbacks involving a state board.  Davis wore a wire during conversations with people involved in the alleged shakedown to help the FBI gather evidence. The investigation led to Blagojevich’s arrest five years later.   The FBI has said her help was priceless.

Blagojevich reports to prison tomorrow.
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