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    was just taken into custody by the Feds.. As just reported on Fox news.. will post a link when I find one..
     
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    Whoa.

    Report; Illinois Governor Taken Into Federal Custody - FOXNews.com Transition Tracker

    Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was taken into federal custody at his North Side home, The Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday, the next step in a three-year federal corruption investigation of "pay-to-play politics" in the governor's administration.

    The Tribune said federal authorities were permitted by a judge to record the governor secretly before the November election after raising concerns that a replacement for President-elect Barack Obama would be tainted. That's the latest in an investigation that has included recordings of the governor and the cooperation of one of his closest friends.

    The U.S. attorney's office would not confirm the information to FOX News.

    A Blagojevich spokesman said he was unaware of the development.

    "Haven't heard anything -- you are first to call," Lucio Guerrero said in an e-mai
     
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    Political payola, NOOOO…
     
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    Oh happy day!
     
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    Isn't this the govenor that Rezko implicated in his corruption trial?
     
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    I already posted this.
     
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    and I posted it before you did,, it's news huh?
     
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    yes, and the same one who threatened the BOA with punitive action if the bank didn't loan money to a company in bankruptcy.. yep that one!
     

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