CHICAGO - One day after allegations surfaced in federal court filings that he sought to reward a campaign contributor with a top state post, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich avoided any questions on the subject at his single public event yesterday.

Blagojevich attended and spoke at the annual governor's prayer breakfast in Springfield, but did not send out a notification to the press until after the event and he left quickly after his short address to meet with legislative leaders.

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