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Inherit The Windbag: Blago Trial, By The Numbers

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Aug 18, 2010 3:00PM

Painting By Lauri Apple
Days since Rod Blagojevich was arrested: 616
Days since Rod Blagojevich was removed from office: 565
Days from beginning of trial (June 3) to verdict (Aug. 17): 76
Days of actual testimony: 20
Number of prosecution witnesses: 31 (via)
Number of defense witnesses, Robert Blagojevich's case: 2
Number of defense witnesses, Rod Blagojevich's case: 0
Days jury spent deliberating: 14
Number of counts against Robert Blagojevich: 4
Number of verdicts reached for Robert: 0
Number of convictions against Robert: 0
Number of counts against Rod Blagojevich: 24
Number of verdicts reached for Rod: 1
Number of convictions against Rod: 1
Amount Blago wanted from Jesse Jackson, Jr. for U.S. Senate seat: $1.5 million
Cost of federal investigation: more than $10 million (estimated)
Estimated cost of retrial: unknown