Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Blagovjeich Appoints Obama's Senate Replacement

Breaking news:

Despite warnings from US Senate leadership that they will not seat a Blagojevich appointee, "embattled Gov. Rod Blagojevich plans to appoint Ronald Burris(71), the state's former attorney general, to President-elect Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat, the president of the Illinois state Senate Emil Jones said Tuesday." (AP - MSNBC)

The news of Blagojevich's decision was originally
reported by the Chicago Tribune. Blagojevich has scheduled a press conference for 3 pm today.

AP article is here:

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