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 related to Roland… read more

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 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

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Appointment of Roland Burris to the Senate

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News Conference
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Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 07, 2009 | 11:25am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 08, 2009 | 2:31am EST | C-SPAN 2

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