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Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich
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Early Tuesday, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was led away in handcuffs by federal authorities, and he's now charged with a conspiracy to sell off the US Senate seat left vacant by President-elect Obama. We check in with Chicago Public Radio political reporter Ben Calhoun for a sense of how the scandal is affecting Chicago so soon after the glow of Obama's victory.


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