The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to take up former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption conviction.
A federal appeals court last year upheld most of his conviction counts. He's serving a 14-year sentence in federal prison.
Blagojevich was accused of trying to get money in exchange for using his authority to appoint a Senate replacement for President Barack Obama. Blagojevich had argued that the proposed exchange was considered standard in political circles.
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