CHICAGO - MARCH 14:   Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. Blagojevich must report to a federal prison in Colorado by tomorrow, to start serving a 14-year term he received for his conviction on numerous counts of fraud and corruption including attempting to sell the vacant U.S. Senate seat held by then Senator Barack Obama. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Blagojevich Resentencing Can Proceed After Stay Refused

A federal court has denied a request by imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to delay his resentencing while he asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case.


Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich smiles as he makes his way into federal court to resume his corruption re-trial May 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Overturns Some Blagojevich Convictions

It wasn’t immediately clear whether the stunning decision means the 58-year-old, currently Inmate No. 40892-424 in a Colorado prison, will serve less than his original 14-year sentence.


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State Pension Crisis Is Illinois’ Top 2012 Story

Blagojevich to prison, Jesse Jackson Jr. resignation, also make the top-10.


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Ex Gov Blagojevich on Kitchen Duty

Soon to teach either Shakespeare or ancient Greek philosophy and mythology to other prisoners.


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Patti Blagojevich Complains About Rod’s Sentence

Posted complaint on Facebook



Sentencing for Blagojevich Aide Delayed

John Harris’ sentencing had been set for Friday


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Blagojevich Says Goodbye

Starts his prison term Thursday


Former IL Governor Rod Blagojevich Returns To The Witness Stand

Blagojevich to Make Statement Before Heading to Prison

Since his December sentencing for corruption, Blagojevich hasn’t granted interviews.


Former IL Governor Rod Blagojevich Returns To The Witness Stand

Ex Governor’s Wife and Daughter will Receive Pension Money

Rod Blagojevich will head to prison later this month


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Blagojevich Posts New Year’s Message

The prison-bound former governor has posted a message via his Twitter account and Facebook page wishing any supporters a happy 2012.



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