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New Ill. Governor Takes Over

As soon as it finished impeaching Rod Blagojevich, the Illinois State Senate pulled out a bible, procured a State Supreme Court justice, and swore former Lt. Gov. Patrick Quinn in as the new governor. Quinn will face voters in the 2010 election. “I’m not for this imperial governance,” he said. “I want to say to the people of Illinois, the ordeal is over.”