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Blagojevich Has More Than $500,000 In Unpaid Legal Bills

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The criminal complaint against Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich alleges that he complained about financial troubles. Those problems include more than $500,000 in unpaid legal bills, according to people familiar with the matter.

Earlier this year, when Mr. Blagojevich was strapped for cash and burdened by a yearslong federal investigation into his administration, his political fund stopped paying a portion of the millions of dollars in legal fees owed to the law firm Winston & Strawn LLP, according to these people.

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