Rain heavy at times will move across northeast Kansas this afternoon and tonight that could lead to flooding. Severe storms are also possible through this evening with 60 mph wind gusts and hail up to the size of quarters.
He tells "Good Morning America" that the idea of nominating the talk show host came to him as he explored potential candidates for the job that federal prosecutors allege he tried to sell to the highest bidder.
Blagojevich says "she was obviously someone with a much broader bully pulpit than other senators."
The governor says he worried that the appointment of Winfrey might come across as a gimmick and the talk show host was unlikely to accept.
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