Former Illinois Governor re-indicted in federal court

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February 4, 2010

Illinois: Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagjoveich was re-indicted on February 4, 2010 by a federal grand jury on eight new charges[1].

Blagojevich is charged with the attempted extortion of former Congressman Rahm Emanuel, racketeering, bribery, conspiracy to commit bribery, and conspiracy to commit extortion tied to choosing a U.S. Senator[1].

No date has been set for a plea hearing on the new charges[1]. Blagojevich's trial is expected to begin in June of 2010[1].

  • CLICK HERE to look at the 113 page indictment courtesy of the Chicago Sun-Times[1].

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