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Feds may re-charge Blagojevich to avoid disputed law

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Federal prosecutors may reindict former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to help avoid problems with a possible U.S. Supreme Court decision, prosecutors said in a court filing today.

The high court is looking at three cases dealing with the honest services statute -- something Blagojevich is now accused of violating. Blagojevich's defense team had asked for a trial delay to see how a Supreme Court's ruling may affect his case.


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