01/29/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Chicago Legislator Plans Compromise Bill To Fill Obama's Senate Seat

The governor is supposed to appoint Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat. But Rod Blagojevich is under a federal cloud of alleged corruption. And so the question remains on how this position will be filled.

Chicago Democrat Will Burns says he will put forth a bill in January that calls for the Illinois House and Senate to confirm the gubernatorial appointee.

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