The verdict is in on Governor Rod Blagojevich. An Illinois jury has convicted him on 17 of 20 counts.
The jury acquitted Blagojevich on one count of bribery and was unable to reach verdicts on two counts of attempted extortion.
Ten of the counts against him are wire fraud. The other 10 involve extortion and bribery. Most of the counts will have a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.
Mainky, the charges against Blagojevich include trying to peddle the U.S. Senate seat held by Barack Obama before he resigned to become president.
Since, 2008, Blagojevich has denied any intention of bribery.
Since all the legal drama and losing his job, Blagojevich has appeared on The Celebrity Apprentice, and was to appear on ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’ and was replaced by his wife, Patti.