Burris Out


Having barely survived various ethics probes, Illinois Sen. Roland "Wait, I'm Still Working on My Story" Burris has decided not to seek re-election to the seat he was appointed to by once and future Gov. Rod Blogojevich, who has his own problems. Burris made the decision after he reportedly raised just $20,000 in his campaign bid. A source says Burris, after many years in government, is worried about his "legacy." It's tough to be reassuring on that score.

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