Posted by | December 7, 2011 12:41 | Filed under: Top Stories

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich says he is “unbelievably sorry” and wants mercy.

His emotional statement was a dramatic departure from his insistence on his innocence since his arrest three years ago. U.S. District Judge James Zagel is preparing to sentence him for 18 felony corruption convictions.

“I am responsible,” Blagojevich said, apologizing for his actions and his earlier assertions that he was unjustly targeted by prosecutors.

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