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Former US governor sentenced to prison
Rod Blagojevich, who tried to sell senate seat vacated by Barack Obama, has been ordered to serve 14 years behind bars.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011 09:16 GMT
Former US governor 'guilty of corruption'
Rod Blagojevich convicted of trying to swap US President Barack Obama's vacated senate seat for financial gain.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011 21:13 GMT
Ex-governor found guilty of lying
Jury finds ousted Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich guilty of lying to federal agents.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2010 00:34 GMT
US governor thrown out of office
Scandal-hit Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich impeached over abuses of power.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2009 03:34 GMT
US governor impeached over scandal
Governor of Illinois impeached over claims he tried to "sell" Obama's senate seat.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2009 21:39 GMT
US governor 'not fit' for office
Committee recommend's impeachment of scandal-hit Illinois governor.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2009 05:31 GMT
Obama senate replacement chosen
US politicians say they will reject scandal-hit governor's choice for role.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2008 21:53 GMT
Obama cleared in governor scandal
Report absolves US president-elect of wrongdoing in row over senate seat.
Last updated: 24 Dec 2008 04:33 GMT
Obama row governor refuses to quit
US governor charged over Obama senate seat claims says he has done "nothing wrong".
Last updated: 20 Dec 2008 12:49 GMT
Has the system of political corruption become too accepted and too entrenched?
Last updated: 12 Dec 2008 07:30 GMT
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