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Blagojevich Still Defiant As 14-Year Sentence Awaits

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich spoke to reporters Wednesday evening, a day before heading to prison to start a 14-year stay. Convicted on corruption charges last year, Blagojevich did not offer an apology. Rather, he vowed to continue to fight the case by appealing.
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