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Ousted US governor vows to fight on

Illinois' former Governor Rod Blagojevich has vowed to fight on to clear his name after being ousted from office for abusing power.

Senators voted 59-0 against him after an impeachment hearing, despite his claim that he had "done nothing wrong".

He gave this reaction after the ruling.

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