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Jackson said Blagojevich hinted he denied Jackson's wife job

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By Abdon M. Pallasch and Natasha Korecki

Jackson testified that Blagojevich hinted he did not appoint Jackson's wife as Illinois Lottery Director because Jackson did not donate $25,000 to Blagojevich's campaign for governor.

After apologizing for not giving his wife the post, Blagojevich, "In classic Elvis Presley fashion, he snapped his fingers and said, 'You should have given me that $25,000," Jackson testified.

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