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Blagojevich Campaign Funds Gone

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:51:45 CDT
By: AP

Blagojevich Campaign Funds Gone A federal campaign account for imprisoned former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is now empty, two years into the Chicago Democrat's prison term. Friends of Rod Blagojevich donated $709.85 to a Serbian Orthodox Church monastery earlier this month. The gift to New Gracanica Monastery in Third Lake cleared out the account and was reflected in reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. The Lake County monastery is the seat of the church's Midwestern America diocese. Blagojevich has Serbian roots. The 57-year-old politician is in a Colorado prison serving a 14-year sentence for multiple corruption convictions. A court's expected to rule on his appeal soon.

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