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Court Swiftly Rejects Blagojevich's Latest Appeal Of 14-Year Sentence

CHICAGO (CBS) — Only three days after hearing former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s latest request for a reduced sentence or a new trial, a federal appeals court has upheld his 14-year prison term. 306 more words


The John Williams Show Full Podcast 04.18.17

John takes your calls on subjects ranging from former Governor Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence, to the Cubs ring contract, to Trump’s tax returns. Do you care whether or not you get to see them? 52 more words

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Blagojevich Lawyers, Again, Appeal for Shorter Sentence

CHICAGO (AP/KMOX) — An appeals court is considering whether Illinois’ imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich should get a third sentencing hearing.

Blagojevich’s attorneys say his good behavior since entering prison in 2012 justifies a reduced sentence. 82 more words


Blagojevich's Lawyers Back In Court To Seek Lesser Sentence

CHICAGO (CBS) — Attorneys for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich were back in court Tuesday, trying again to get his 14-year prison sentence reduced.

Blagojevich’s defense team appeared before a panel of judges on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, asking them to release the disgraced governor early, or at least grant him a third trial. 531 more words


The ‘feisty’ Tribune Columnist Eric Zorn: Amy Blagojevich pens a harsh letter to President Obama

Bill and Wendy are joined in the studio by their pal, the feisty Tribune columnist, Eric Zorn! They talk about Amy Blagojevich’s letter to President Obama, the public’s reaction to it, how President Trump plays into it, and more. 63 more words

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Blagojevich's daughter criticizes 'spineless' Obama for refusing commutation

CHICAGO (AP) — A daughter of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is criticizing former President Barack Obama for not granting early release to her father, who’s serving prison time for corruption. 163 more words