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US Loses Wheel at Blago Trial


As spectators lined up for the first day of testimony at the trial of former Governor Rod Blagojevich, and attorneys made their way into the courtroom . . .

. . . a wheel fell off of the United States evidence cart.

Probably doesn’t mean anything.

Blagojevich Opening Statements


“What about me?” repeated Assistant U.S. Attorney Carrie Hamilton each time she described former Governor Rod Blagojevich’s attempts to use his office for self-enrichment.

Defense attorney Sam Adam, Jr. told the jurors “He’s broke. He’s broke. You know why he’s broke, ladies and gentlemen? It’s not hard. He didn’t take a dime.”

Chicago Sun-Times story here.