Ex-Illinois governor Blagojevich’s 14-year prison term upheld

Politics 21 Apr 2017
Ex-Illinois governor Blagojevich’s 14-year prison term upheld

A federal appeals court on Friday rejected former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's bid to shorten his 14-year prison term in a public corruption case.

The decision was issued by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

(Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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