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Chicago Tonight Anchor Elizabeth Brackett: "Patti Blagojevich is doing a pretty good job!"

Chicago Tonight Anchor Elizabeth Brackett joins the show to comment on Patti Blagojevich’s efforts to persuade President Trump to pardon her husband, former Governor Rod Blagojevich. 49 more words

John Williams

Supreme Court to Rod Blagojevich: Stay In the Slammer

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, the incarcerated Chicago Democrat who tried to sell Barack Obama’s vacant senate seat… 103 more words

With Appeals Exhausted, Blagojevich Pins Hopes On Clemency From Trump

CHICAGO (CBS) — Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has a new plan for shortening his prison sentence.

He had been concentrating on the U.S. Supreme Court to take up his case, but now he’s targeting the White House, after the high court rejected his final appeal. 365 more words


The ‘feisty’ Tribune Columnist Eric Zorn: It's a tough call

Bill and Wendy are joined in the studio by their pal, the feisty Tribune columnist, Eric Zorn! They talk about the U.S. Supreme Court decision on not to hear the appeal of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich’s corruption case for the second time. 60 more words

Bill Leff And Wendy Snyder

Supreme Court Denies Blagojevich Conviction Appeal

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s final appeal.

After seven years of legal wrangling since his 2011 conviction, it was Blagojevich’s final attempt through the courts at reducing his 14 year sentence. 277 more words


Blagojevich's Supreme Court Push

CHICAGO (CBS) — The U.S. Supreme Court is considering former Governor Rod Blagojevich’s final appeal.

CBS 2 political reporter Derrick Blakley sat down with the former governor’s wife and his attorney as the highly nervous weekend gets underway. 311 more words


SCOTUS reviewing Blagojevich's appeal today

CHICAGO — A decision Friday could help former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich get out of prison.

The U.S. Supreme Court is meeting to decide if it’s going to take up the case of the former governor. 307 more words