Judge Refuses To Reduce 14-Year Sentence For Former Illinois Gov. BlagojevichA federal judge in Chicago declined to reduce former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence Tuesday, despite the former governor’s apology from prison.
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Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn't been on the job this summer.
Blagojevich Found Guilty Of Lying To Federal Agents A federal jury found former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich guilty on Tuesday of one count of lying to federal agents, and the judge said he intended to declare a mistrial on the more serious remaining 23 counts.