January 1, 2009
WERE IT A GAME OF "CLUE"...:
Burris battles road blocks to Senate (Chicago Breaking News, December 31, 2008)
As U.S. Senate leadership developed an elaborate set of contingency plans today to keep Roland Burris from taking over President-elect Barack Obama's seat, the disputed appointee promised not to "create a scene" when the Senate convenes next week.
If Burris shows up Tuesday to claim the seat given to him by disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich, the outcomes range from a denial of entry to a limbo where he can hire staff but not vote.
...Harry Reid, in the doorway, with an ax handle. Posted by Orrin Judd at January 1, 2009 9:05 AM