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By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jan 9, 2009 4:40PM


AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast

By a vote of 114-1-1, the Illinois House has impeached Governor Rod Blagojevich. Speaker Mike Madigan adjourned the House until Monday.

CBS 2 is reporting Blagojevich told reporters outside his home, "I will see you at 2." It's confirmed some sort of press conference will be held at the Governor's office at the Thompson Center at 2 p.m.

According to the Trib: "Rep. Milt Patterson (D-Chicago) was the lone vote against impeaching the governor. Patterson, from Chicago's Southwest Side, said after the roll call that he didn't feel it was his job to vote to impeach the governor. He declined comment on whether he approved of the job Blagojevich is doing."

Rep. Elga Jefferies (D-Chicago) voted "present."