01/31/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Burris Takes Senate Seat Fight To Illinois Supreme Court

Democrat Roland Burris went to the Illinois Supreme Court today to fight to be seated in the U.S. Senate.

Burris, appointed by disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday to the seat once held by President-elect Barack Obama, asked the justices to force Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White to co-sign Blagojevich's proclamation that Burris is the state's new senator.

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