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Indian American fundraiser for jailed governor arrested


June 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 21 (IANS) A Chicago based IndianAmerican businessmen with ties to jailed Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has been arrested and charged with bribing doctors for patient referrals and ... Read more...

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Former US governor sentenced to 14 years in prison


December 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 8 (IANS) Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday, after being found guilty on 18 counts of corruption.The lengthy prison sentence ... Read more...

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Judge to set the sentencing date for Rod Blagojevich soon


August 1st, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that the federal judge in charge of the Rod Blagojevich case is thinking of setting the sentencing date pretty soon. The impeached Illinois Gov. ... Read more...

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Woman excuses herself from jury duty for Oprah show


April 28th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, April 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge on Wednesday agreed to grant the request of a juror to stay out of the jury proceedings and attend Oprah Winfrey’s show. The woman is ... Read more...

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Indian-American fundraiser under US scanner


April 13th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 13 (IANS) A federal grand jury has subpoenaed dozens of doctors in the Chicago area as part of a probe into a wealthy Indian-American fundraiser with ties ... Read more...

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Jesse Jackson Jr. denies fund raising allegations


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jesse Jackson Jr. has denied allegations that he offered to raise millions in campaign financing for Rod Blagojevich in exchange for President Barack Obama's former Senate seat.The ... Read more...

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Talks About Senate Seat Scandal


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jesse Jackson Jr, the man whom the entire media has been hounding over the last few days, has finally responded to the reports. Addressing allegations that ... Read more...

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Jesse Jackson’s Adds Giovanna Huidobro To His List Of Problems


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr has found himself in the news again for a reason that might just not help his campaign at all. Adding to the ... Read more...

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Besieged Rod Blagojevich Declines To Discard A Comeback to Politics


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 23, 2010 (Just Flashed): Rod Blagojevich happens to be the newsworthy but controversial former Governor of Illinois. A few days back, jurors had declared that Rod was culpable ... Read more...

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich convicted on 1 count, plans to appeal


August 18th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Illinois Governor – Rod Blagojevich has been convicted on just 1 count of speaking the untruth to the federal agents. The jury wasn’t able ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Convicted on One Count, Mistrial Called on 23 Others


August 18th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich has been convicted by jury on one count of making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), but the judge declared a mistrial ... Read more...

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Prosecutors Pledge Retrial As Rod Blagojevich Is Convicted Of 1 Of 24 Counts Against Him


August 18th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Rod Blagojevich happens to be a member of the Democratic Party of America and was also the Governor of the state of Illinois from ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Found Guilty On 1 Out Of 24 Counts In Controversial Trial


August 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what was the most frustrating outcome for the prosecutors, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on just 1 out of the 24 charges ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Convicted Only For Lying To The FBI


August 18th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has been convicted on only 1 of the 24 charges against him in what appeared to be one of the toughest ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Trial Shows Jury Dilemma


August 18th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The controversial trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich showed a mixed reactions amongst the locals as some of them found it unfair that he was ... Read more...

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Former Illinois Governor Blagojevich found guilty of lying to FBI


August 18th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on Wednesday and convicted on one count of lying to the FBI, as jurors were deadlocked on the 23 ... Read more...

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Former Illinois governor guilty of lying


August 18th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) A federal jury in Chicago Tuesday found ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich guilty of making false statements to FBI agents but was unable to reach a verdict ... Read more...

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Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Declines To Testify


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After all his former chiding of U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, and voicing his opinion that the prosecutors should play all the tapes in front of the ... Read more...

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Defense Rests With No Word From Blagojevich Despite Promise To Testify


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although he had promised to testify in his own defense, the defense in the case against Rod Blagojevich has rested, without a word from the former ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Refuses To Testify


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Rod Blagojevich went back on his words as he stood up in court on Wednesday and said that he will not testify ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich won’t testify at his trial


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich's defense lawyers brought their argument to a close in the former governor's corruption trial without calling even a single witness including cross examining ... Read more...

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Aide: Governor Rod Blagojevich Used To Hide In The Bathroom To Avoid Meetings


July 9th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Illinois, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Embattled former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich used to avoid important meetings with his budget director by hiding in the bathroom or back room and sometimes ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Hid In The Bathroom


July 9th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In recent news, Rod Blagojevich avoided facing his budget director in one of the funniest and perhaps one of the most unusual things ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Hid In Bathrooms To Evade Staffs, Aide Reveals


July 9th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Chicago, July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An almost bizarre fact has surfaced about the ousted governor Rod Blagojevich during his corruption trial on Thursday. His former deputy revealed that he used ... Read more...

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Indian-American offered to raise $1 mn for Senate seat


July 9th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 9 (IANS) US prosecutors have alleged that an Indian American supporter of Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr told him he would raise $1 million in return for ... Read more...

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I could beat Obama if he ran for Illinois Governor: GOP nominee


June 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 17(ANI): The Republican Party's nominee for Illinois Governor, Bill Brady, has said that the anti-Democrat mood in the state is so strong that he could even beat President Barack ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Mocked In “The Celebrity Apprentice”


March 15th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich sat down on an interview with Greta Van Susteren, a correspondent with Fox News, just prior to the airing of the first episode of ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich pleads not guilty


February 11th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Governor Rod Blagojevich has pleaded not guilty to the revised federal corruption charges, and he also challenged the prosecutors to allow jurors to hear all ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich’s New Plea To Federal Court


February 11th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, the Former Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich made a plea to the Federal government to allow the jury at trial to hear all of ... Read more...

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U.S. Court brings second indictment against former IL Gov. Blagojevich


February 5th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Court system has brought a second indictment against former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich with eight new charges, prosecutors announced on Thursday.A second indictment was brought against ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Apologizes For Comments About President Barack Obama


January 12th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chicago, Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Senator Harry Reid has something in common with former Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich, who has expressed his apologies for making racist ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich says that his Obama comment was stupid


January 12th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Springfield, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ousted governor, semi-professional Elvis impersonator and reality TV contestant Rod Blagojevich had said that he is ‘blacker than Barack Obama’, and now he is apologizing ... Read more...

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2009’s Top 10 Weirdest Moments in world of Politics


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): Year 2009 had numerous moments that stood out for their sheer, unforgettable strangeness in the world of politics.Politico.com has enlisted the top 10 weirdest moments of 2009.1. ... Read more...

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Evidence stolen in Blagojevich corruption case


December 5th, 2009 - 4:55 am ICT by BNO News
ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) -- Evidence relating to the corruption case of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was stolen from the office of his lawyer on early Friday.Computers and audio files were stolen ... Read more...

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Prosecutors worried over Blagojevich ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ stint


October 21st, 2009 - 2:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Impeached former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is going for a Celebrity Apprentice stint to earn some money to pay the lawyers and the numerous ... Read more...

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