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Reaction to Former Illinois Governor rod Blagojevich’s sentencing continues to come in. U.S., Congressman Tim Johnson, who is Christian County’s Representative after redistricting, says he thinks the former governor got off easy:

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Blagojevich was sentence to 14 years in prison by a Federal Judge Wednesday. Because it is a federal case, Blago will not be eligible for parole for 12 years. He is expected to start serving his sentence in February.

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