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Blagojevich Lawyers Accept Discount Rate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich's lawyers have agreed to be paid $110 an hour, far below the rate some of them usually charge, in return f...

Blagojevich's Legal Bill Totals $2.6 Million

Chicago Sun-Times | Chris Fusco and Natasha Korecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Since taking office in 2003, Gov. Blagojevich has spent a staggering $2.6 million out of his campaign fund on legal fees, with the lion's share going ...

Attorney General: State Won't Pay For Blagojevich's Legal Defense

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has rejected a request that the state pay for Gov. Rod Blagojevich's legal defense. Under Illi...

Blagojevich To Taxpayers: Pay My Bill

Daily Herald | Joseph Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD - Gov. Rod Blagojevich wants taxpayers to pay for the high-profile defense lawyer he hired to represent him in state lawmakers impeachment...

Blagojevich's Multi-Million Dollar Campaign Fund To Be Frozen: Report

Chicago Sun-Times | Natasha Korecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal authorities plan to freeze Gov. Blagojevich's campaign fund, crippling the governor's ability to use the money for his legal bills. In a lett...

Blagojevich Deeply In Debt: Owes Over $1M In Legal Fees, Mortgage Payments

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A criminal complaint isn't the only problem Governor Rod Blagojevich and his wife have to deal with. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports their financial fu...