Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich

in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
December 10, 1956


Milorad R. "Rod" Blagojevich born is an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Illinois from 2003 to 2009. A Democrat, Blagojevich was a State Representative before being elected to the United States House of Representatives representing parts of Chicago. He was elected governor in 2002. He is the second Serbian American to be elected governor of any state in the United States after George Voinovich of Ohio.

Blagojevich was arrested on federal corruption charges on December 9, 2008. The charges involved conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and solicitation of bribery. The Justice Department complaint alleges that the governor conspired to commit several "pay to play" schemes, including attempting "to obtain personal gain

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The Governor

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