Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Burris Admits Fundraising For Blagojevich

Burris now admits setting up a fundraiser effort for Blagojevich. This is at least the fourth version of his story. He went from no contact, to friends on unrelated matter, to saying no when asked for money, to now agreeing to help fund raise. Now he is being investigated. This is definitely not the end of the story, which could end with Burris being removed from office. It kind of sounds like he was paying for that "F***ing valuable seat".

More at http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/clout_st/2009/02/burris-unscripted-more-details-about-blagojevich-contacts.html, http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/chi-burris17feb17,0,6841138.story, and http://voices.washingtonpost.com/thefix/2009/02/il-sen_burris_backtracks_reid.html.

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