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Rahm Emanuel under Blagojevich subpoena, questions linger about appointment request

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While he was President Obama's chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel wouldn't answer questions about why he asked Rod Blagojevich to appoint someone to his outgoing congressional seat.

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Now that he's running for mayor, questions still linger about that 2008 conversation, which was recorded.

Read today's story in the Chicago Sun-Times: Blagojevich trial hangs over Rahm campaign

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Reporting with Dave McKinney We're back in this morning and prosecutor Reid Schar brings up a Nov. 2008 conversation with Rod Blagojevich and Rahm Emanuel -- an exchange that the Chicago Sun-Times has detailed in the past. Schar asks Blagojevich... Read More

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