02/27/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Senator Hendon Questions Fairness Of Blagojevich Trial

SPRINGFIELD -- As the impeachment tribunal of Gov. Blagojevich got off to a sleepy start Monday with the governor performing on Broadway instead of at the Capitol, it became apparent that at least one Democratic senator has some qualms about the manner in which Blagojevich soon will be thrown out of office, though not necessarily with the result.

Sen. Rickey Hendon, a veteran West Side legislator who learned the ropes in the City Council, said his concerns shouldn't be seen as a defense of Blagojevich as much as an effort to make sure the governor gets a fair trial.

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