01/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Harry Reid: "State Of Illinois Is On Kind Of A Bad Run"

Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) spoke to the Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich (D) just "a few days ago" about the appointment to succeed Barack Obama, delivering a message the electability was the key concern for who got the nod.

Reid said today he was "very disappointed" by the arrest, saying he had no inkling from his conversation of the allegations lodged today.

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