Burris Asks Court to Force Appointment


The Democrat selected by disgraced Gov. Blagojevich asks the Illinois Supreme Court justices to force Secretary of State White to co-sign the prolcamation that he’s the state’s new senator.

“There is a great and urgent interest of the people of the state of Illinois in being fully represented before the United States Senate,” the petition says.

Plus: WashPost outlines the possible outcomes if Burris makes good on his promise to show up on Tuesday.

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