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Illinois / Burris Controversy #922326

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 15, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(New York: Jeff Rossen) The new controversy over Illinois Senator Roland Burris and his contacts with Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich about President Obama's Senate seat reviewed; details given of charges from state Republicans he may have lied under oath and about his deeper contacts with the governor's brother. [BURRIS - denies donating any money to Blagojevich.] [State representative Jim DURKIN†- calls for Burris to resign.] [CBNC John HARWOOD†- assesses the cloud around Burris.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Rossen, Jeff
Duration:
00:02:20

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