01/19/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Blagojevich's Wife, Brother Lawyer Up

Both the brother and wife of Gov. Blagojevich are bracing themselves as the investigation that led to the governor's arrest last week could be headed in their direction, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.

Robert Blagojevich and Patti Blagojevich have retained criminal-defense representation as prosecutors appear interested in conversations involving the two that were allegedly captured on secret recordings, sources say.

Robert Blagojevich was overheard on more than 30 different conversations, the sources say.

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