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Illinois Governor Blagojevich Impeachment
Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich passes the gavel to new Senate President John Cullerton, right, after presiding over seating the members of the Illinois Senate for the 96th General Assembly at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois, on January 14, 2009. Blagojevich is the first Illinois governor to be impeached. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)
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John J. Cullerton is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 6th district since his appointment in 1991. He was elected President of the Illinois Senate in 2009.

Cullerton is a native of Chicago, he received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Loyola University of Chicago and continued there to earn his law degree. After graduating, Cullerton served as a Chicago Assistant Public Defender. He went on to work at the law firm of Fagel and Haber.

In 1976, Cullerton was elected to the Illinois Delegation at the Democratic National Convention.

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