April 14th, 2009
12:52 PM ET
5 years ago

Blagojevich pleads not guilty

CHICAGO, Illinois (CNN) – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was impeached and removed from office earlier this year, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal corruption charges.

A federal grand jury indicted him this month on 16 felony counts, including racketeering, conspiracy, wire fraud and making false statements to investigators.

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