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Blagojevich: Week in Review

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Gov. Blagojevich, back seat, as he leaves the Dirksen Federal Building Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

So generally winter is kind of a quiet season. We retreat from work to celebrate with family and friends. And in the media world, news generally slows to a trickle. So journalists this week were surprised--perhaps even delighted!--when a certain story hit the wires.

It's been a wild week for Illinois politics. So we've invited a few journalists to help us process all the drama and look ahead to the coming year. Chicago Public Radio political reporter Ben Calhoun joins us in studio. Also with him is blogger and veteran Chicago journalist Monroe Anderson. And joining us on the phone is Charlie Wheeler, who's the director of the Public Affairs Reporting Program at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

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