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Blagojevich heads to jail for corruption

CHICAGO — Ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich reports to prison on Thursday to serve a 14 year sentence for trying to auction off President Barack Obama’s vacated US Senate seat and a host of other corruption charges. The Democratic governor was arrested in the midst of what prosecutors called a…

Blagojevich sentenced to 14 years in prison

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for trying to sell the Senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama. Before the verdict, Blagojevich admitted to U.S. District Judge James Zagel that he was guilty, according to The Chicago Sun Times. “I never set out…