Blagojevich Talks Senate Seat Strategies

Law360, New York (June 2, 2011, 9:20 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors started cross-examining former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich during his corruption retrial Thursday, squeezing in an hour of questions after the defendant wrapped up his testimony by explaining his strategies for filling President Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate seat.

Answering questions by defense attorney Aaron Goldstein during his fifth day on the stand, the former governor first spoke for hours about the perceived benefits offered by candidates he said he considered in late 2008 for the Senate seat that prosecutors allege he attempted to sell for his...
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