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Illinois corruption rears its head; Obama not involved, say feds

So the governor of Illinois knows he has been under federal investigation for three years, and then lets himself get taped - allegedly - discussing selling Obama's Senate seat. Some would say he deserves a Darwin award. Read it here. In any case, Gov. Rod Blagojevich got himself arrested today. Click here for Philly.com's politics page.

Illinois corruption rears its head; Obama not involved, say feds



So the governor of Illinois knows he has been under federal investigation for three years, and then lets himself get taped - allegedly - discussing selling Obama's Senate seat. Some would say he deserves a Darwin award. Read it here.
In any case, Gov. Rod Blagojevich got himself arrested today.


Click here for Philly.com's politics page.

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