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Blago Subpoenaed Rahm, Jarrett: Report




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    In 1985, White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, received his M.A. in Speech and Communication at Northwestern.

    Get your bleep machine ready; the Blagojevich defense team has subpoenaed Rahm Emanuel

    "Yes, he's been subpoenaed by the defense," one of Rod Blagojevich's lawyers, Shelly Sorosky said to the Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet.

    That’s a distinct change from late April when Emanuel proudly decreed that he hadn’t been asked to testify. Must have come in between.

    Blagojevich's lawyers also subpoenaed White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett. Both subpoenaes were later confirmed by the White House, according to Sweet.

    Emanuel and Jarrett now join Harry Reid, Dick Durbin and Jesse Jackson Jr. on the list of potential witnesses for the trial.

    It’s no guarantee that any of them will actually take the stand. Lawyers said it depends on what happens at the trial, which starts Thursday.

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