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Blagojevich Impeachment Proceedings Starting Immediately; Durbin Calls for Special Election

They're not messing around in the Illinois legislature now that Blago's own-goaled himself:

Within hours of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's arrrest, state lawmakers were calling for impeachment proceedings to begin.


Democrat John Fritchey, told CBS 2 Political Editor Mike Flannery that  impeachment proceeedings will have to begin now.

Speed is of the essence since even a jailed Blagojevich can make appointments, and the last thing anyone wants to see are tainted appointments. 

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