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Last EditedPA Indy  Apr 13, 2009 12:24pm
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MediaNewspaper - Chicago Sun-Times
News DateMonday, April 13, 2009 06:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionFormer Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s camp was told last year that U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) would raise up to $5 million in campaign cash for the ex-governor if he was appointed to President Obama’s U.S. Senate seat, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.

The overture came from at least two members of the local Indian community who approached the Blagojevich fund-raising team last fall, sources say.
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