Blagojevich Looking to Appoint Obama Senate Replacement by Christmas

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The Illinois Governor says he doesn’t have a favorite candidate for the job and that members of his senior staff would help to vet those interested.

Hopes to name someone by the end of December but doesn’t make any promises.

Jokes that “I’ve never had more friends than I do today. And when I make the final decision, I won’t have nearly as many as I have now.”

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