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Rod Blagojevich released from prison hours after Donald Trump commutes prison sentence, Bureau of Prisons says

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been released from prison hours after President Donald Trump commuted his 14-year prison sentence Tuesday.
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Rod Blagojevich released from federal custody hours after Donald Trump commutes prison sentence, Bureau of Prisons says

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is no longer in federal custody hours after President Donald Trump commuted his 14-year prison sentence Tuesday.
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Black Illinois Dems cheer Blagojevich's freedom, still shun Trump

Black Illinois Dems cheer Blagojevich's freedom, still shun Trump

1 month ago   |   By Politico

CHICAGO - President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to free former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich from prison may give him a smidgen of credibility with the state's black community.
The ex-governor's case has earned him a healthy dose of sympathy among many African Americans, and his release after serving eight years of a 14-year sentence comes after months of prodding by Rev. Jesse Jackson - who sought a full pardon and remains a popular figure in Illinois.
“Everyone knows 14 years was way beyond the sentencing norms,” said Delmarie Cobb, a longtime political operative who served as...
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Rod Blagojevich sentence commuted: Patti Blagojevich in Chicago awaiting husband's prison release

1 month ago   |   By ABC

President Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
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