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Former Aide: Blagojevich Needs Psychiatric Evaluation

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First Posted: 02/09/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:00 PM ET

Chicago Sun-Times:

When former Chicago television broadcaster Bob Arya joined Gov. Blagojevich's staff as a senior advisor in November 2006, the governor described him as "a real asset to my administration."

But when Arya's run with Blagojevich came to an end, he had a story to tell -- one of intense jealousies by the governor toward President-elect Barack Obama, House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) and others, a terrorized staff, and emotional instabilities that Arya said demonstrate the need for a psychological evaluation by the legislative panel weighing the governor's impeachment.

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