CHICAGO
02/16/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

State Residents Think Blagojevich's Alleged Crimes Are Common: Poll

Most Illinois residents believe the corruption allegations against impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich - that he schemed to sell off state business for personal profit in profanity-laced phone conversations - are nothing new to politics in their state, a recent poll finds.

The poll released Thursday by the watchdog Illinois Campaign for Political Reform also shows residents list state corruption as one of their top concerns, above even the tanking economy.

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