Blago jury seeks clarity; no verdict after 5th day (AP) – 2064th Edition

17 06 2011

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2010 file photo, Robert Blagojevich, brother of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, speaks to the media at the federal building in Chicago. For days, the businessman has been regularly checking the Internet for word that jurors deliberating at the corruption retrial of his brother, impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, have reached a verdict. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)AP – Jurors deliberating for a fifth day at the retrial of Rod Blagojevich asked for direction Thursday in just how to assess several charges, most of which relate to allegations that the impeached Illinois governor sought to sell or trade President Barack Obama’s vacated U.S. Senate seat.

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