Blagojevich Conviction Upheld By Trial Judge

Blagojevich conviction upheld by trial judge

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The judge who presided over Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial refused on Wednesday to throw out the conviction of the former Illinois governor on a single count of lying to investigators.

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