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Obama Blagojevich Records May Stay Under Wraps

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Barack Obama is promising that next week he'll disclose contacts between his staff and disgraced Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's office, but he's stopped short of pledging to release e-mails or other records that could be key to understanding those contacts.

Whatever such records exist may never see the light of day, thanks to a gap in government records disclosure laws that allows presidential transition teams to keep their documents -- even those prepared using taxpayer dollars -- out of the public record.

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