Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich before turning himself in to authorities in Littleton, Colorado, to begin his prison sentence in 2012. Photo: Joe Amon/The Denver Post via Getty Images

President Trump told reporters Wednesday he's "strongly considering" commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D), the New York Times reports.

Details: "I thought he was treated unbelievably unfairly," the president said of Blagojevich, who is serving a 14-year prison sentence following a 2011 conviction on corruption charges, per the Wall Street Journal, which notes the Democrat appeared on Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice" reality show in 2010. "I think it’s enough, 7 years."

Go deeper: Trump floats clemency for Martha Stewart and Rod Blagojevich

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Most arrested in protests are not associated with antifa

Protesters demonstrate as a Salt Lake City police vehicle burns on May 30. Photo: Rick Bowmer/AP

Antifa may be a focus on the right, but it's hard to find in the court system.

Why it matters: Very few of the people charged in this summer's protests and riots appear to be affiliated with highly organized extremist groups, reports AP.

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Scoop: Republican super PAC raised $92 million in September

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Photo: The Washington Post/Getty Images

The Senate Leadership Fund, a super PAC associated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, raised more than twice as much this September as it did two years ago, according to a FEC filing that will go live Tuesday night.

By the numbers: The SLF raised $92 million in September, spent $105 million, and ended the month with $113 million cash on hand, as Republicans work to maintain their majority on Nov. 3.

Erica Pandey, author of @Work
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The evolution of HR

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, human resources jobs were on the automation chopping block. Now they're essential.

The big picture: HR departments across the world have pulled off the incredible feat of turning companies from in-person to remote overnight, and as the pandemic continues to determine the future of work, HR has been elevated from a back-office function to a C-suite conversation.

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