Will Roland Burris Actually Take Office?

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The saga of President-elect Obama's Senate seat continues. Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich ignored the U.S. Senate and his own state's legislature by naming his pick for the open seat. Madeleine Brand talks to Politico's Roger Simon about Blagojevich's pick of Ron Burris and whether he stands a chance at actually taking office.



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