Noted without comment:
He dismissed the notion that his pick would be tainted by the cloud of a federal investigation hanging over his administration.
Blagojevich says there is no cloud hanging over him, only "sunshine."
On a more serious note, the fact that Blagojevich is talking to Jesse Jackson Jr. doesn't mean much: After all, even if he has decided not to pick Jackson, Blagojevich still benefits from making a show of considering him. Previous Obama-replacement coverage here.