CHICAGO—Patti Blagojevich continues to plead her husband's case in public.
Former Governor Rod Blagojevich begins 14 years in prison next month for trying to sell Barack Obama's old Senate seat; but in an interview with Rosie O'Donnell Thursday, Mrs. Blagojevich insisted her husband's only transgression was getting advice from his closest friends.
The interview will air on Rosie's show on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network. No air date has been announced.
Blagojevuch's lawyers are appealing his conviction and sentence.