Gov. Rod Blagojevich was out jogging Friday while the Illinois House was voting on impeaching him.
From the AP:
Gov. Rod Blagojevich was out jogging in Chicago while lawmakers in Springfield voted to impeach him. Upon returning from his run, he compared his situation to long-distance running.
Blagojevich refused to answer any specific questions about the 114-1 vote by which the House impeached him Friday.
But he said: "Let me simply say I feel like the old Alan Sillitoe short story 'The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner.' ... And that's what this is by the way, a long-distance run." He then promised to say more at an afternoon news conference.
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Earlier Friday, the 52-year-old Democrat emerged from his home in a black jogging suit and berated the media for bothering his neighbors before heading out on a jog.
He now faces a Senate trial. If convicted, he'll be removed from office.
Watch Blagojevich head out on his run:
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