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Former US governor gets 14-year jail term for auctioning Obama's Senate seat

Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for trying to auction President Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat in 2008 and several other corruption charges.......

Tainted Illinois Guv compares himself to Gandhi

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, facing a senate trial on corruption and malpractice charges, on Tuesday drew parallels with Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr saying he tried to bring......

Indian-Americans part of Illinois Guv scam: report

As lawmakers moved closer to impeach disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, a media report on Saturday claimed that two Indian-American businessmen were involved in a fund-raising campaign to......

Illinois guv greets Sikhs over tercentenary

Illinois State Governor Rod Blagojevich, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and Palatine Mayor Rita Mullins have proclaimed October 20 as "Sri Guru Granth Sahib Day."The leaders greeted Sikh community on......

Indian-American millionaire jailed for 2 years over medical fraud

Karnataka-born Raghuveer Nayak tells judge he wants to die. Rediff.com's Arthur J Pais reports. Raghuveer Nayak, an Indian-American multi-millionaire, was sentenced to two years in prison and fined......

Indian-origin woman sentenced in fraud case

An Indian-American woman with close ties to disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been sentenced to four years of probation and ordered to pay $200,000 in fines and restitution......

The Tiger and Phil show still a ratings grabber

Even with no title on the line, the Tiger and Phil Show still pulls in the crowds as the world number one and two proved when they went toe-to-toe in the final round of the BMW Championship on......
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Ex-Sen. Ronald Burris an issue in Chicago trial

An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a federal... ...

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From campaign driver to top aide on Obama vacation

President Barack Obama's top-ranking adviser on his vacation is a former political operative who drove the candidate around Illinois during his... ...

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Vacation chief has traveled a long road with Obama

President Barack Obama's top-ranking adviser on his vacation to Martha's Vineyard is a former Illinois political operative who drove him around the... ...

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Lawmaker pleads to misdemeanor; faced 17 felonies

An Illinois lawmaker who faced nearly 20 felony bank-fraud charges that could have landed him in prison for decades pleaded guilty Monday to a... ...

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Prosecutors say Blagojevich lawyers misread ruling

Prosecutors responded Friday to a new argument in Rod Blagojevich's appeal, saying the imprisoned ex-governor's lawyers misrepresented a recent... ...

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