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

Illinois Secretary Of State's Refusal Of Burris Appointment May Only Be Symbolic

A spokesman for Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (D) confirmed to Election Central that White knows he does not truly have the authority to stop the appointment of Roland Burris to the Senate, but he withheld his signature from it earlier today in order to make a statement. But the door does appear to be open to some legal ramifications.

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