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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich speaks to the media after his conviction Monday.

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Jury convicts Blagojevich on 17 of 20 counts in retrial

CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich, who won two terms as Illinois governor before scandal made him a national punch line, was convicted Monday of a wide range of corruption charges, including trying to sell President Barack Obama’s Senate seat.

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