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Secretary White Applauds the Senate's Actions

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Pat Quinn is now the governor of Illinois. Secretary of State Jesse White says he’s proud of the General Assembly’s actions to remove impeached Governor Rod Blagojevich from office.

WHITE: A breath of fresh air will emanate in the office of the governor. Pat Quinn is an honorable individual. I’ve known him for a long period of time, and I think he’ll do a wonderful job for the people of the state of Illinois. It will be a great departure from the Blagojevich administration.

Quinn was first elected Illinois’ lieutenant governor in 2002. The state senate voted unanimously to remove Blagojevich from office Thursday.

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