Burris Approved For Obama Quot Old Senate Seat
S. Barring unforeseen objections Senate Republicans, Burris, appointed to the seat of embattled Illinois Gov.. The decision was a great credit from the face of Democratic leadership, which had initially promised that it would meet in December because Blagojevic had not been arrested with the accusation of having attempted to sell the front seat. U. Rod Blagojevich, could be sworn in a few days. Senate officials Monday approved Roland Burris to fill the Senate seat released by President-elect Barack Obama, which would give Democrats 58 of the Senate 100 seats, their largest majority since 1981.