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Blagojevich Enlists Former IRS Agent To Oversee Campaign Fund

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Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's campaign fund has hired a retired Internal Revenue Service special agent as its treasurer.

That's according to Michael Ettinger, who represents Rob Blagojevich, brother of the ex-governor and chair of the Friends of Blagojevich fund.

Ettinger says Bob Kennealy was hired within the last month to replace Stephen Caboor, who recently resigned.

Kennealy was a special agent for the IRS before he retired. Ettinger says the fund wanted a responsible citizen with financial credentials to fill the post.

Ettinger didn't know how much money is in the campaign fund.

Rod Blagojevich was arrested on Dec. 9 on federal corruption charges. Under state law, he could use cash from the fund to pay his legal expenses.