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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 04:48 AM
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More Blago news: His chief defense lawyer has quit
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and he'll be on The View and GMA today. The following is from a long article about Blago, his impeachment and much more:

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"Blagojevich's fight would have one fewer supporter as his chief defense attorney, Ed Genson, announced Friday that he would pull out of the federal criminal case. In announcing his withdrawal, Genson insinuated the governor didn't listen to his advice.

"I never require a client to do what I say, but I do require them to at least listen," Genson said.

Blagojevich said Friday afternoon that he was surprised by Genson's announcement and had no further comment.

Blagojevich also suffered a legal setback Friday when a federal court ruled that state lawmakers could hear a handful of FBI wiretaps made in the corruption investigation that led to Blagojevich's arrest."

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090124/ap_on_re_us/illinoi...
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