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02/22/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Blagojevich Lawyer Expects Senate To Convict Governor

Gov. Rod Blagojevich's criminal defense attorney Edward Genson said today that he expects the governor to be convicted and removed from office at next week's Senate impeachment trial.

"I hope not, but as far as I know, the people in the Senate are more likely than not to convict him and he will be removed from office. I don't welcome it, but I expect it," Genson told the Tribune.

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