01.09.09

Burr Statement on Illinois Supreme Court Ruling

U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) issued the following statement in response to today's Illinois Supreme Court ruling that the Illinois Secretary of State does not have to sign the certificate appointing Roland Burris to the U.S. Senate:

"Given today's decision by the Illinois Supreme Court, Roland Burris should be seated as a United States Senator as expeditiously as possible."

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