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Jindal Takes Office As First Indian-American Governor

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Pledging to make a "clean break with the past" and root out corruption, Republican Bobby Jindal tried to separate himself from politics as usual as he was sworn in as Louisiana's governor Monday.

Jindal, the nation's first elected Indian-American chief executive and the state's first non-white governor since Reconstruction, thanked past governors for their service -- but said it was time to rid the state of its reputation for corrupt government.

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