Blago Trial: Illinois Official Says Obama Called Him About Senate Seat

Testimony in the trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich today indicated that President Obama may have been more connected to the haggling over his Senate seat than he has previously acknowledged. The revelations came out in the testimony of Thomas Balanoff, an official with the Service Employees International Union. Balanoff, president of the SEIU's Local 1, testified that he was out to dinner the night before the presidential election, when his cell phone rang. The caller ID was...Full Story
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