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Blagojevich Formally Files For Sentence Commutation

CHICAGO (CBS) — Attorneys for former Governor Rod Blagojevich formally filed paperwork to have his sentence commuted.

President Donald Trump floated the idea last week. 80 more words

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Blagojevich Files Paperwork Asking Trump To Commute Sentence

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ imprisoned ex-governor, Rod Blagojevich, has filed paperwork asking President Donald Trump to commute his 14-year prison term for corruption that included seeking to sell an appointment to the Senate seat Barack Obama vacated to become president. 156 more words

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5 People Who Deserve A Presidential Pardon Before Rod Blagojevich (And None Of Their Names Are Trump)

‘Tis the season for plotting presidential pardons, apparently. There’s just one problem, though: Ninety-nine percent of the names being tossed around as potential candidates to be pardoned aren’t even remotely pardon-worthy. 599 more words

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President Trump Asserts ‘Absolute Right’ to Pardon Himself

In a Twitter message, the president also says: ‘but why would I do that when I have done nothing wrong?’

President Trump at Coast Guard headquarters in Washington last week.  588 more words

Full Show 6-2-2018: Steve Dale in for Matt Bubala

Steve Dale fills in for The Matt Bubala Show this weekend, which may be the last weekend WGN Radio broadcasts from the Allstate Showcase Studio. WGN’s legal expert, Karen Conti joins the show to chat with Steve about Rod Blagojevich and Martha Stewart on whether or not they should be pardoned. 80 more words

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The President says he might commute the sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

The President says he might commute the sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.  Karen Conti and Pat Brady join the Steve Cochran Show to talk about if it should happen, if it does happen and what the implications of it would be. 18 more words

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I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an ass of yourself. ― Oscar Wilde

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