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Blagojevich retrial: Selling Obama Senate seat, Jackson, Reid and Rahm

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Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's re-trial focused on his attempts to "sell" the senate seat President Obama held before winning his 2008 election. Testimony on Wednesday in a Chicago federal courtroom features a parade of names of public officials--most centrally Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) with mentions of Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel and Senate President Harry Reid (D-Nv.) For the Sun-Times story by Natasha Korecki and Lark Turner click here.

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