Political imprisonment

Patti Blagojevich smiles as her husband, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich touches her chin during a news conference outside his home Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Chicago, the morning after President Donald Trump on Tuesday, commuted Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence for political corruption. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
February 19, 2020 - 4:52 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich gushed about Donald Trump after the Republican president commuted his sentence for political corruption, speaking Wednesday at a press event outside his Chicago home that sounded like an extended campaign ad for the president...
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich tries to get into his house as he arrives home in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, after his release from Colorado prison late Tuesday. Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
February 19, 2020 - 3:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich gushed about Donald Trump after the Republican president commuted his sentence for political corruption, speaking Wednesday at a press event outside his Chicago home that sounded like an extended campaign ad for the president...
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich tries to get into his house as he arrives home in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, after his release from Colorado prison late Tuesday. Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
February 19, 2020 - 1:54 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich gushed about Donald Trump after the Republican president commuted his sentence for political corruption,speaking Wednesday at a press event outside his Chicago home that sounded like an extended campaign ad for the president...
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich tries to get into his house as he arrives home in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, after his release from Colorado prison late Tuesday. Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
February 19, 2020 - 12:37 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich held his first scheduled press event Wednesday since President Donald Trump commuted his sentence for political corruption, answering questions about his future plans and the crimes that landed him in prison. The Democrat spoke outside his family...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2020, file photo, Attorney General William Barr arrives for an ceremony at the Department of Justice in Washington, to announce the establishment of the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, and its commissioners. Barr has told people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after President Donald Trump wouldn’t heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department cases. (AP Photo/Michael A. McCoy, File)
February 19, 2020 - 6:27 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. AP: BARR MULLS RESIGNATION The attorney general tells people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after Trump wouldn’t heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department...
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich shakes hands with a supporter as he arrives home in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, after his release from Colorado prison late Tuesday. Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
February 19, 2020 - 2:07 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. The Republican president said the punishment imposed on the Chicago Democrat and one-time contestant on...
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Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives to Denver International Airport on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 in Denver. Blagojevich walked out of prison after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 19, 2020 - 12:27 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. The Republican president said the punishment imposed on the Chicago Democrat and one-time contestant on...
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Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives to Denver International Airport on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 in Denver. Blagojevich walked out of prison after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 19, 2020 - 12:27 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. The Republican president said the punishment imposed on the Chicago Democrat and one-time contestant on...
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Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives to Denver International Airport on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 in Denver. Blagojevich walked out of prison after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 18, 2020 - 11:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. The Republican president said the punishment imposed on the Chicago Democrat and one-time contestant on...
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Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives to Denver International Airport on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 in Denver. Blagojevich walked out of prison after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 18, 2020 - 10:31 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. The Republican president said the punishment imposed on the Chicago Democrat and one-time contestant on...
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