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The Rod Blagojevich jury is deadlocked

By Natasha Korecki, Dave McKinney and Abdon Pallasch
Chicago Sun-Times

FROM THE SUN-TIMES BLAGO BLOG:
Jurors told Judge James Zagel in a note that they have been unable to reach a unanimous decision on some or all counts and asked for guidance on how to proceed.

Zagel read the note aloud in court with a nervous-looking Rod Blagojevich looking on.

"We have gone beyond reasonable attempts" to reach a unanimous decision and "now ask for guidance," the note said.

Zagel said he was unclear on whether the jury had been able to reach a unanimous decision on some counts, and wanted to respond in writing asking them for clarification.

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I'm betting that Rod is convicted on some counts, not all and that his brother is not convicted on any. Even if there is a hung jury, there is no way that the feds will let him off scott free. They'll retry him and maybe do a better job of it.

the 13th juror is John Gotti, Sr. Holy Ghost. what did they think would be the outcome. dumb asses.

What a rip off.. I bet the judge is in blowoffs pocket.. wanta bet. the jurors...sick.

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