The 48-year-old Chicago Democrat was in federal custody as of Tuesday morning as Inmate No. 32451-016, according to Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke.
The lengthy filing comes more than two years after the Chicago Democrat’s retrial and 16 months after he entered a federal prison in Colorado.
Rod Blagojevich’s lawyers were working Monday to meet a deadline to file what could be a book-length appeal.
Illinois Gov. George Ryan steps out of prison on Wednesday after serving five-plus years.
Illinois has improved in terms of honest government since Rod Blagojevich took office 10 years ago, whether or not the state is any better run.
Jackson’s resignation and hushed absence from politics comes amid a continuing House Ethics Committee investigation into his dealings with imprisoned ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
How the Rod Blagojevich scandal engulfed Illinois; embroiled Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, and Jesse Jackson, Jr.
In March, Rod Blagojevich began serving a 14-year-old sentence on 18 corruption convictions.
Ali Ata, is one of the last figures to be sentenced in a decade-long legal saga that snared Blagojevich.