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Secretary of Senate rejects Burris, aide saysupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 21:02:00

Secretary of the Senate Nancy Erickson has rejected Roland Burris' appointment to the Senate, an aide to the secretary told CNN.

'Appointment is legal'updated: Mon Jan 05 2009 21:02:00

Roland Burris says he is the junior senator from Illinois and will fight to take his seat in the U.S. Senate.

Burris to meet with Dem leaders, source saysupdated: Sat Jan 03 2009 22:52:00

Senate Democratic leaders have scheduled a meeting with Roland Burris, who was chosen by embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to fill the Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama, a Democratic source said Saturday.

Commentary: I know what Illinois governor feels like nowupdated: Fri Dec 12 2008 09:41:00

If anyone knows how Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich feels right now, I do.

Illinois governor taken into custodyupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 10:54:00

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is in federal custody on corruption charges, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.

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