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Blagojevich trial: Day 22 and week five recap

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Week number five in Rod Blagojevich's trial featured another series of profanity-laced recordings.
Blagojevich gives his take on voters who gave him a 13 percent approval rating:
"F---- all of you."
His wife, Patti Blagojevich, is heard on a conference call urging advisers to "Hold up that f------ Cubs s---!" Blagojevich is also heard on tape being informed he's on tape: "Recordings of me?"
He says if Lisa Madigan and Jesse Jackson Jr. were both drowning "I'd save Jesse." Then describes Jackson this way: Click here

Up this week:
1. Blagojevich longtime friend and former Congressional chief of staff John Wyma is slotted to take the stand.
2. The judge will hold a hearing to discuss the release of jurors' names.
3. The prosecution will likely rest its case Tuesday.
4. The defense begins its case mid-week.

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