Politics & Government

January 7, 2009

Dems' chaos over seating Burris may hurt Obama's agenda

The opening days of the 111th Congress have become the Roland Burris Congress. Or, for that matter, the Roland Burris circus. The economy may be reeling and Gaza may be in flames, but since lawmakers returned on Tuesday, the talk in the halls and much of the media attention has been focused on whether the veteran Illinois official appointed by a governor who's under federal criminal investigation would be able to take the vacate seat of President-elect Barack Obama.

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