Feds Set to Indict Blago —and He's at Disney World

Former governor on vacation in Florida
By Sarah Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 2, 2009 10:21 AM CDT
Feds Set to Indict Blago —and He's at Disney World
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, right, poses on March 25, 2009, with actor Joey Bland, who plays Blagojevich in a Second City production of "Rod Blagojevich Superstar."   (AP Photo)

A federal grand-jury indictment against former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich could come today, but if it is, he’ll have to wait to see it. That’s because Blago took his family to Disney World, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. A coincidence? Probably not. But there’s no reason he needs to be in town for the indictment for trying to sell Barack Obama’s Senate seat—a court date will be set for him. (Read more Rod Blagojevich stories.)

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