Rod Blagojevich begins 3rd year in prison; Former Illinois governor serving 14 years for corruption

Rod Blagojevich at a news conference in Chicago (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

March 16, 2014 6:01:52 AM PDT
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is now going on his third year in prison.

It's been two years this weekend since he started his 14-year prison sentence for corruption, including trying to sell President Barack Obama's former senate seat.

Blagojevich is locked up at the Federal Correctional Institution in Littleton, Colorado.

His lawyers are still working on an appeal.

If that doesn't go through, the earliest he could get out of prison would be around Christmas, 2024.