That means ex-Gov. Blagojevich and his brother Robert, the director of the "Friends of Blagojevich" campaign fund, will appear in court for the 11 a.m. Tuesday arraignment with former campaign go-to man Christopher Kelly.
There is speculation that Kelly may opt out of Tuesday's arraignment as well, trying to avoid the spectacle of the Blagojevich brothers together in court. However, Kelly has not filed a request for a new arraignment date.
Former Rod Blagojevich chief of staff Alonzo Monk has also been granted a new date. Mr. Monk, now a Park Ridge lobbyist, will be separated by a full week from his one-time boss. Monk's arraignment of federal corruption charges has been moved to April 23 at 11 a.m.