Blagojevich Daughter Slams Obama For Not Commuting Her Dad's SentenceRod Blagojevich is serving a 14-year sentence on corruption convictions, including the charge he tried to sell Obama's U.S. Senate seat.
Obama Grants Clemency To Chicago Activist Oscar Lopez RiveraOscar Lopez Rivera was charged with taking part in the work of a Puerto Rican nationalist group that took credit for multiple bombings in the 1970s and 1980s.
Time Nearly Up For Blagojevich To Get Clemency From ObamaPresident-Elect Donald Trump may be another option for the imprisoned former Illinois governor. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
One Man's Mission: Get Obama To Set Blagojevich FreeWith President Barack Obama’s final days in office winding down, one man has been on a mission to see to it former Gov. Rod Blagojevich gets his 14-year prison sentence commuted.
Blagojevich Supporters Plan Vigil To Ask For Commutation From ObamaAs President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address in Chicago next week, supporters of imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich plan to hold a vigil asking the president to commute Blagojevich’s 14-year corruption sentence.
Blagojevich Asks President Obama For CommutationImprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is asking the president to commute his corruption sentence.
Blagojevich Files New Appeal Of 14-Year Prison SentenceBlagojevich’s legal team faces a particularly steep battle, given that the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has already found that “it is not possible to call 168 months unlawfully high for Blagojevich’s crimes.”
Rauner Eliminates Clemency Backlog; Some Cases Dated To 2003The clemency requests piled up under now-imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who acted on fewer than 100 cases in about six years, according to Prisoner Review Board reports.
Rod Blagojevich Plans To Appeal 14-Year Prison SentenceRod Blagojevich's lawyer has notified a federal court that the imprisoned former Illinois governor plans to appeal his 14-year sentence for corruption imposed at a resentencing earlier this month.
Blagojevich Supporter Starts Petition Asking Obama To Grant ClemencyAn Elmwood Park man has started a petition drive asking President Barack Obama to grant clemency to Rod Blagojevich, after a federal judge declined reduce the disgraced former governor’s 14-year prison sentence.
Rod Blagojevich Gets 14 Years Again At ResentencingA federal judge declined to reduce Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence Tuesday, despite the former governor’s apology from prison.
In Letter, Patti Blagojevich Begs Judge To Reduce Former Governor's Prison SentenceThe wife of ex-Gov. Rob Blagojevich is among those vouching for Rod Blagojevich, who has a re-sentencing hearing on Tuesday.
Blagojevich Re-Sentencing Hearing Tuesday; Patti Expected To Make Statement Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's re-sentencing on 13 corruption convictions is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.
Blagojevich To Appear For Resentencing Via Video ConferenceFormer Gov. Rod Blagojevich will not be in the courtroom next month when a federal judge resentences him on 13 corruption convictions.
Federal Prosecutors Say Blagojevich Doesn't Deserve LeniencyProsecutors want U.S. District Judge James Zagel to reinstate Blagojevich’s original 14-year prison sentence at a hearing next month.