Al Franken has claimed victory in the Senate race in Minnesota, but opponent Norm Coleman is challenging the result. Roland Burris went to Washington to be seated in the Senate, and was turned away. Also, Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM) declines appointment to Obama's cabinet.
Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor, and author of the "Political Junkie" column.
Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL), represents Illinois' 7th district