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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 07/09/2012

In other news...: Blago’s brother has a book, too


Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich before reporting to federal prison in March. (JEFF HAYNES/Reuters)
Because one Blago book isn’t enough, the brother of Rod Blagojevich is writing his own book about his battle with the feds, reports the Associated Press. In 2009, the former Illinois pol wrote his version (“The Governor”) on filling the Senate seat vacated by President Obama. Now his brother, Robert, is penning a memoir about his three-year ordeal: “How I Survived the Federal Justice System.” The brothers were initially tried together; prosecutors dropped all charges against Robert and retried his brother, who was convicted of 17 corruption charges and is serving a 14-year prison term.

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