Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested by FBI agents Tuesday morning and accused of trying "to sell the U.S. Senate seat" recently vacated by President-elect Barack Obama. The governor himself has joked about the difficulty of pronouncing his last name.
Name: Rod Blagojevich
Title: Governor of Illinois
Last Name Pronounced: "Bluh-GOY-uh-vich"
Tape: Click the arrow on the player below to hear Rod Blagojevich pronounce his own name while being sworn into office in 2007.
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