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Statement from President Obama on Rod Blagojevich

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release

January 29, 2009


Statement from President Obama on Rod Blagojevich

Today ends a painful episode for Illinois. For months, the state had been crippled by a crisis of leadership. Now that cloud has lifted. I wish Governor Quinn the best and pledge my full cooperation as he undertakes his new responsibilities.