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  Blagojevich On Going To Prison: ‘Hardest Thing That I’ve Ever Had To Do’
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Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Mar 14, 2012 06:19pm
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AuthorTodd Feurer
News DateThursday, March 15, 2012 01:15:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionCHICAGO (CBS) – The day before he reports to prison to begin serving his 14-year sentence, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich said, “this is the hardest thing that I’ve ever had to do.”

Speaking outside his Ravenswood Manor home with his wife, Patti, Blagojevich thanked the dozens of well-wishers who gathered outside his home throughout the day for their support.

“Patti and I want to take this opportunity and, I think we’d prefer to have another opportunity to do this, but we want to thank all the people here today and everywhere who have been kind and good … during a very long and hard three years,” he said.

The governor also rattled off a list of accomplishments he said he believed helped Illinois residents while he was governor, including health care coverage for children, free public transit for seniors, and his stance against any efforts to raise the income tax.
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D:8255My Congressman is a Weiner ( -19.7986 points)
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Thu, March 15, 2012 06:41:24 PM UTC0:00
That's what she said.

 
D:1819PA-FL Dem ( 840.5526 points)
Thu, March 15, 2012 06:43:04 PM UTC0:00
Then don't try to sell a Senate seat.

 
SAP:262Gaear Grimsrud ( 6920.2134 points)
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Thu, March 15, 2012 07:15:56 PM UTC0:00
My Congressman is a Weiner: That's what she said.

Or, in what the case will be, that's what he said.