Blagojevich on the stand, talks about his personal life, denies charges

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Finally, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich testifies under oath about the criminal corruption charges he is facing. The Chicago Sun-Times Natasha Korecki, Abdon M. Pallasch and Lark Turner are at the retrial in a federal courtroom in Chicago and have the story here

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