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Obama To Resign Senate Seat Sunday

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Obama To Resign Senate Seat Sunday

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Obama To Resign Senate Seat Sunday

Obama To Resign Senate Seat Sunday

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President-Elect Barack Obama has announced he'll resign his Senate seat, effective Sunday. Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich, a Democrat, will appoint Obama's successor. Should the governor name an African American to replace the Senate's only African-American member?

Ben Calhoun of Chicago Public Radio reports.

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