Ruckman http://northernpublicradio.org en Blagojevich's goodbye: good enough for a pardon? http://northernpublicradio.org/post/blagojevichs-goodbye-good-enough-pardon <p>Former governor Rod Blagojevich made his last public speech Wednesday before heading off to federal prison. He may want to change his tune if he&rsquo;s looking to get out of prison before his 14 year sentence is completed. That&rsquo;s according to P.S. &nbsp;Ruckman, a Rock Valley College political science professor and expert on presidential pardons.</p><p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:54:55 +0000 Susan Stephens 8512 at http://northernpublicradio.org Blagojevich's goodbye: good enough for a pardon? Presidential Pardon for Blagojevich? http://northernpublicradio.org/post/presidential-pardon-blagojevich-0 <p>Rod Blagojevich&#39;s prison sentence is 14 years.&nbsp; His best chance of getting out early is a petition of clemency to the White House. Thu, 08 Dec 2011 14:25:48 +0000 Dan Klefstad 3494 at http://northernpublicradio.org Presidential Pardon for Blagojevich?