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What's Next For Burris' Senate Pursuit?

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What's Next For Burris' Senate Pursuit?

What's Next For Burris' Senate Pursuit?

What's Next For Burris' Senate Pursuit?

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Roland Burris, the man appointed to fill President-elect Barack Obama's open Senate seat, has been defiant in the face of vocal opposition.

But what options does he have, as Senate Democrats seek to block his appointment?

For more, Farai Chideya speaks with Sherrilyn Ifill, a civil rights lawyer and a law professor at the University of Maryland Law School.

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