Obama was asked, by the press, if he had ever met Gov. Ron Blagojevich.
Barack Obama: "I only saw Rod Blagojevich one time .... and that was in the stands and from a distance at a Chicago Bears Football Game."
Rod Blagojevich, Barack Obama and Richard Daley during a rally in Chicago , April 16, 2007. (Photo Reuters )
Other times they were NOT together.