Kate Brown sworn in as Oregon governor, replaces embattled Democrat Kitzhaber

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Posted: Feb 18, 2015 6:02 AM

SALEM, Ore. (Reuters) - Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown was sworn in as governor on Wednesday, taking over from an embattled fellow Democrat who saw his decades-long political career crumble because of an influence-peddling scandal involving his fiancée.

(Reporting by Shelby Sebens in Salem, Oregon; Writing by Eric M. Johnson; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)