Rod Blagojevich becomes 40th Gov. of State of Illinois

Rod Blagojevich becomes 40th Gov. of State of Illinois

GXP2003011312- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Jan 13 (UPI) --Newly sworn-in Governor Rod Blagojevich smiles to friends as wife Patti stands near at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Ill. on Jan 13, 2003. Blagojevich succeds Governor George Ryan. rlw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI