Appointment of Roland Burris to the Senate
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Illinois Senator Dick Durbin spoke to reporters after holding a meeting to discuss proceedings… read more
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Illinois Senator Dick Durbin spoke to reporters after holding a meeting to discuss proceedings related to Roland Burris' appointment to the U.S. Senate. They outlined the process by which Senator-Designee Burris could be seated and answered questions from the reporters.
Mr. Burris was appointed by Illinois Governor Blagojevich, who was under investigation for corruption, including trying to “sell” the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President-Elect Obama. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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