What do you Think? Jury Finds Blagojevich Guilty on 17 of 20 Counts

A jury also found former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich not guilty on one but the jury is hung on two.

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been found guilty of corruption, including the charge of attempting to sell President Barack Obama's Senate seat. A jury convicted him on 17 of 20 counts Monday, but found him not guilty of one count and was hung on two other counts. 

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Angela Kane June 27, 2011 at 11:07 PM
We owe those jurors a debt of gratitude for taking their civic responsibility seriously. They spent hour upon hour listening intently to the testimony and made decisions based upon the evidence--not some emotional response to how "likable" Blago is. Kudos to them for making their decisions and convicting the guy. Ding dong, the wicked self-promoting GUILTY ex-governor is going to jail!
Rick Anderson June 28, 2011 at 05:05 AM
He was a loose cannon. Couldn't keep his mouth shut like the rest of Illinois politicians that played the game better than he did. Many Illinois pols are just as corrupt as Blago but are smarter at getting away with it than he was. Citizens of Illinois will continue to suffer at the hands of leaders that serve themselves before the people. Nothing will change.
joe torre June 28, 2011 at 05:03 PM
This guy fooled us all being elected twice. When I saw him on celebrity apprentice, he defined himself cperfect as a stupid idiot. I really think he has a mental problem because he just doesn't get it !


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