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Illinois / Blagojevich Arrest / Senate Seat #927152

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The corruption scandal involving Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich updated; scenes shown of ministers going into Blagojevich’s home; details given of efforts to get him out of office; photos shown of people mentioned in the scheme to sell President-elect Barack Obama’s Senate seat. [MINISTER – says we came to offer prayer for the family.] [Illinois attorney general Lisa MADIGAN†- calls for Blagojevich to resign.] [Senior Obama advisor David AXELROD†- comments.] The resignation of Blagojevich’s chief of staff noted.

Couric, Katie;
Reynolds, Dean

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