Blagojevich Found Guilty 1 Count, Feds Vow Retrial

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Prosecutors in Illinois have said they're preparing to re-try former Governor Rod Blagojevich. This revelation comes after a federal jury found Blagojevich guilty of just one out of 24 counts against him.

Blagojevich had been charged with trying to sell or trade President Barack Obama's old Senate seat and for using the power of his office for personal gain.

In the end, jurors found him guilty only of lying to federal agents about campaign contributions.

"On every count except for one and every charge except for one, they could not prove that I did anything wrong, that I did break any laws," Blagojevich said. "Perhaps maybe the biggest lesson I've learned is that I talk too much."

The trial judge has set a hearing for next week to decide the manner and timing of the retrial.

"This fight is a lot bigger than just me and my family. This is a fight for the very freedoms that we as Americans enjoy," said Blagojevich, who promised to appeal his conviction on the single count. "The right to be able to be innocent, the right to be able to do your job and to not be lied about."

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