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Why Rod's on the radio: "We got a guy who's innocent."

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Asked to explain why, exactly, an indicted ex-governor continues to host radio shows and
appear on television even as he faces a massive criminal indictment, one of Rod Blagojevich's lawyers gave it his best shot today: "We got a guy who's innocent," Sam Adam Jr. said. "When you're innocent, you stand on top of the roof and yell it."
On Sunday, Blagojevich hosted a two-hour talk-show on WLS (890 AM). He's slotted to do the same this weekend.
Is all the media play working?
"We have no idea," said another lawyer, Shelly Sorosky.
The two men were leaving a federal court hearing today where another defense lawyer formally dropped off Blago's team without giving a reason.
U.S. District Judge James Zagel said next week he's likely to decide whether to make public now-secret FBI transcripts involving wiretapped conversations of the ex-governor.
Both CNN and the Chicago Tribune have pending bids to unseal materials in the case.

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