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US Loses Wheel at Blago Trial

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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 . . .

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

Probably doesn’t mean anything.

Blagojevich Opening Statements

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“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.

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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.