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Blagojevich on Greta tonight. First interview he's given since ... Wednesday.

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Rod Blagojevich's press people are calling it an "exclusive TV interview."
But it's really just been five days since Illinois' former governor has hit the airwaves.
He's trying to drum up an audience for tonight's talk with Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren.
Apparently, Blagojevich filmed the interview in his Ravenswood Manor home, according to a news release.
Last week, Blagojevich held a news conference timed for live TV newscasts where he called prosecutors "cowards" and "liars," then challenged U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald to show up in court if he were "man enough."
The showdown never happened.
Blagojevich received a lengthy legal lesson from the federal judge and then held another press availability.
The next day, things exploded again, when Blagojevich's lawyers asked to subpoena President Obama as a trial witness.
But the most interesting part of that request was what the public wasn't supposed to see.
While the defense's petition to the court was partially blacked out, a computer glitch allowed complete viewing.
On Friday, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill) was dragged into the story, when he revealed the Blagojevich defense team had issued a subpoena for his testimony.
We'll see what this week brings.

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