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Blagojevich Sentenced to 14 Years in Federal Prison

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Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison Wednesday, The Associated Press reports. read more

Rod Blagojevich Found Guilty in Corruption Trial

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Rod Blagojevich has been convicted on 17 counts in connection to accusations that he tried to sell President Barack Obama's former U.S. Senate seat, according to the New York Times.

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Blagojevich was found guilty of wire fraud, attempted extortion... read more

Blagojevich Allowed to Appear on Celebrity Apprentice

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A judge will allow former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to join the cast of The Celebrity Apprentice, but has requested that his attorneys meet with prosecutors to discuss how his participation in the reality show will affect his upcoming trial, according to the Chicago Tribune.

New Celebrity Apprentice cast revealed

Prosecutors did not seek to block Blagojevich from joining the cast, and have already met with his attorneys to discuss what he will be allowed to say about the trial on the television show. Statements he makes could be... read more

New Celebrity Apprentice Cast Revealed

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Two reality-TV veterans and a pop songstress make up part of this year's Celebrity Apprentice cast.

Bret Michaels, Sharon Osbourne and Cyndi Lauper may all get to hear the words "you're fired" from Donald Trump on the NBC program's new season.

Nine others are joining them, including...

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Fox Finds Worthy Political Cause

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Fox has committed to a pilot for the political drama Worthy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Written by In Treatment's Davey Holmes, Worthy follows an Arizona politician who is involved in a hit-and-run accident and gets blackmailed by the mob. The concept ...
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Patti Blagojevich Joins NBC's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

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Testing the very limits of the word "celebrity," NBC has cast Patti Blagojevich on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

Patti Blagojevich, the wife of ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, announced on the Today show Thursday that she will replace her husband, who had to drop out of the show after a federal judge barred him from participating because he would have to leave the country.

Patti Blagojevich said she ... read more

I'm a Celebrity Cast Announced; Blagojevich Inexplicably Still Involved

Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Rod Blagojevich

Idol headache Sanjaya Malakar, the ubiquitous Janice Dickinson and professional lovers Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are among the celebrities who will vie to be king or queen of the jungle on NBC's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! this summer. Impeached Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, whose legal troubles will prevent him from competing on the show, is nonetheless "discussing potential different options" with NBC to remain involved, he told reporters. (Why, exactly?)

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Rod Blagojevich's Reality-TV Dream Is Dashed; So Who Will Be a Celebrity for NBC?

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Rod Blagojevich can't get out of Chicago to get Out of Here.

A federal judge denied Blagojevich's request to amend the terms of his bail so he could travel to Costa Rica to film NBC's summer reality series I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, according to The Chicago Sun-Times.

Calling the project "way too soon," Judge James Zagel said he does not have faith that the former Illinois governor would ...
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Impeached Blagojevich Cast in NBC Show

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The reality for Rod Blagojevich? He may become a TV star.

The former governor of Illinois, who pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering and fraud charges Tuesday, has inked a deal to star on ...
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Letterman to Welcome Roethlisberger, Blagojevich

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David Letterman is going to get a one-two punch of headline-making guests with hard-to-spell surnames this week.

First, he'll welcome Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Monday's Late Show, one day after the team's Super Bowl XLIII victory. Roethlisberger, who last dropped by the Late Show following ...
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