Ex.-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich May Be Re-sentenced After Court Throws Out 5 Counts

By MarketWatch Pulse

Rod Blagojevich, the disgraced former Illinois governor, is likely to be re-sentenced after an appellate court threw out five of the 18 counts on which he was convicted in 2011, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report. The Chicago Democrat, who had served in Congress prior to his gubernatorial election, was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison after being convicted of a variety of corruption charges that included attempting to auction off the Senate seat of President Obama after Obama's election to the presidency in 2008.

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