Blago — Celebrity Apprentice Felon

Blago -- Celebrity Apprentice Felon

Ousted Illinois Governor and failed Celebrity Apprentice Rod Blagojevich was convicted of lying to federal agents, a felony with a penalty of up to five years imprisonment. The jury deadlocked on 23 other counts, which prosecutors intend to retry. Blago will appeal his conviction.

More:

“Blagojevich convicted of lying,” UPI.com

“Blago Convicted on a Single Charge, Escapes (For Now) On 23 Others,” Alex Altman, Time.

 “Blago guilty on just 1 count as Feds vow retrial,” Michael Tarm and Don Babwin, AP via Washington Post.

 “Quinn on Blagojevich conviction: ‘Sad day for our state,'” Ray Long, Chicago Tribune.

“Blagojevich, Guilty on 1 of 24 Counts, Faces Retrial,” Monica Davey and Susan Saulny, New York Times.

 “Why Rod Blagojevich was convicted on only one of 24 counts,” By Mark Guarino, Christian Science Monitor.

Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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