02/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

What The Impeachment Panel Will Ask Burris

Democratic Senate leaders outlined a road map Wednesday allowing Roland Burris to fill President-elect Barack Obama's Senate seat, despite being appointed by the tainted Gov. Blagojevich.

The hurdles Burris must clear:

1. Testify today before the Illinois House Blagojevich impeachment panel and clear any doubts about the appointment, made by a governor arrested for, among other crimes, trying to sell the Obama seat.

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