Burris Plans To Be In Washington Next Week For Senate Swearing-In

02/02/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

He doesn't have his plane ticket yet, but Roland Burris is planning on traveling to Washington, D.C., for next week's swearing-in ceremony for incoming U.S. senators.

Burris, the surprise Senate appointee by embattled Gov. Blagojevich, said he hasn't had time to think about details big and small like a new staff or U.S. Capitol office decor.

"The first part is how we're going to get there by train, plane or bicycle," the former Illinois attorney general said. "All we did is think about how we're going to travel."

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