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Rod Blagojevich Trial Day 16: Oprah Winfrey for Senate? Day 15 highlights


Sen. Oprah Winfrey (D-Ill.)? The federal corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, in Day 16 on Tuesday, reveals that the ousted governor was running through many names to fill the Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama when he was elected president, including Winfrey, Sun-Times federal courts ace Natasha Korecki reports.

The Sun-Times team covering the Blagojevich trial is filing reports throughout the day over at the Blago Blog, including links to wiretap transcripts.


Does this mean that Oprah tried to buy a seat?

She would make a fantastic senator. I love Oprah.

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