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Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich speaks to the press, with his wife Patti, after receiving his 14 year sentence on Wednesday.
  Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich speaks to the press, with his wife Patti, after receiving his 14 year sentence on Wednesday.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich leaves the federal building with his wife Patti on Wednesday after being sentenced for 14 years on 18 corruption counts.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich leaves the federal building with his wife Patti on Wednesday after being sentenced for 14 years on 18 corruption counts.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich leaves the federal building with his wife Patti after being sentenced for 14 years on 18 corruption counts.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich leaves the federal building with his wife Patti after being sentenced for 14 years on 18 corruption counts.
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Rod Blagojevich speaks to reporters at the federal building in Chicago on Wednesday after being sentenced for 14 years on 18 corruption counts.
Rod Blagojevich speaks to reporters at the federal building in Chicago on Wednesday after being sentenced for 14 years on 18 corruption counts.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, speaks to reporters as his wife Patti, right, listens at the federal building in Chicago.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, speaks to reporters as his wife Patti, right, listens at the federal building in Chicago.
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Rod Blagojevich, left, speaks to reporters as his wife Patti, center, listens at the federal building in Chicago.
Rod Blagojevich, left, speaks to reporters as his wife Patti, center, listens at the federal building in Chicago.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, speaks to reporters as his wife Patti, right, listens at the federal building in Chicago.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, speaks to reporters as his wife Patti, right, listens at the federal building in Chicago.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives by car with his wife Patti at the federal building in Chicago for his sentencing hearing on 18 corruption counts.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives by car with his wife Patti at the federal building in Chicago for his sentencing hearing on 18 corruption counts.
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In this courtroom sketch, Rod Blagojevich, left, speaks before U.S. District Judge James Zagel at his sentencing hearing at federal court in Chicago. Blagojevich received a 14 year sentence.
In this courtroom sketch, Rod Blagojevich, left, speaks before U.S. District Judge James Zagel at his sentencing hearing at federal court in Chicago. Blagojevich received a 14 year sentence.
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In this courtroom sketch, Assistant U.S. Attorney Reid Schar, left, speaks before U.S. District Judge James Zagel at the sentencing hearing for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich at federal court in Chicago. Blagojevich received a 14 year sentence.
In this courtroom sketch, Assistant U.S. Attorney Reid Schar, left, speaks before U.S. District Judge James Zagel at the sentencing hearing for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich at federal court in Chicago. Blagojevich received a 14 year sentence.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich signs his book for a supporter as he returns home in Chicago, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, after he was sentenced by Judge James Zagel to 14 years in prison for his convictions on 18 corruption counts, including trying to to auction off President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich signs his book for a supporter as he returns home in Chicago, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, after he was sentenced by Judge James Zagel to 14 years in prison for his convictions on 18 corruption counts, including trying to to auction off President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich signs his book for a supporter at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence for attempting to sell President Obama's old Senate seat in federal court in Chicago.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich signs his book for a supporter at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence for attempting to sell President Obama's old Senate seat in federal court in Chicago.
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Rod Blagojevich arrives at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence.
Rod Blagojevich arrives at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich returns his book that he signed for a supporter as he returns home in Chicago, Wednesday after he was sentenced by Judge James Zagel to 14 years in prison for his convictions on 18 corruption counts.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich returns his book that he signed for a supporter as he returns home in Chicago, Wednesday after he was sentenced by Judge James Zagel to 14 years in prison for his convictions on 18 corruption counts.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, returns home and talks with an unidentified crying supporter in Chicago on Wednesday after he was sentenced by Judge James Zagel to 14 years in prison for his convictions on 18 corruption counts, including trying to to auction off President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, returns home and talks with an unidentified crying supporter in Chicago on Wednesday after he was sentenced by Judge James Zagel to 14 years in prison for his convictions on 18 corruption counts, including trying to to auction off President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich looks back at the crowd and waves as he returns home with his wife Patti in Chicago.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich looks back at the crowd and waves as he returns home with his wife Patti in Chicago.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich shakes hands with supporters as he returns home in Chicago.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich shakes hands with supporters as he returns home in Chicago.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich greets supporters at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich greets supporters at his home after receiving a 14 year prison sentence.
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Rod Blagojevich departs his home in Chicago on Wednesday for the second day of his sentencing hearing.
Rod Blagojevich departs his home in Chicago on Wednesday for the second day of his sentencing hearing.
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Rod Blagojevich, right, departs his home with his wife Patti in Chicago for the second day of his sentencing hearing.
Rod Blagojevich, right, departs his home with his wife Patti in Chicago for the second day of his sentencing hearing.
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Rod Blagojevich departs his home in Chicago for the second day of his sentencing hearing.
Rod Blagojevich departs his home in Chicago for the second day of his sentencing hearing.
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Rod Blagojevich, left, gives the thumbs-up as he leaves his home with his wife Patti in Chicago for the second day of his sentencing hearing
Rod Blagojevich, left, gives the thumbs-up as he leaves his home with his wife Patti in Chicago for the second day of his sentencing hearing
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Rod Blagojevich, left, departs his home with his wife Patti in Chicago on Wednesday for the second day of his sentencing hearing on 18 corruption counts.
Rod Blagojevich, left, departs his home with his wife Patti in Chicago on Wednesday for the second day of his sentencing hearing on 18 corruption counts.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich departs his home on Wednesday for the second day of his sentencing hearing.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich departs his home on Wednesday for the second day of his sentencing hearing.
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Rod Blagojevich waves to supporters while leaving his home before appearing in federal court for the final day of his sentencing hearing in Chicago on Wednesday.
Rod Blagojevich waves to supporters while leaving his home before appearing in federal court for the final day of his sentencing hearing in Chicago on Wednesday.
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Rod Blagojevich departs his home in Chicago on Wednesday.
Rod Blagojevich departs his home in Chicago on Wednesday.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, departs his home with his wife Patti.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, departs his home with his wife Patti.
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