Competition Stepping Up for Burris?

By Chris Good

William Daley, former Illinois commerce secretary and co-chair of Barack Obama's presidential campaign and transition team, is reportedly mulling a run for Roland Burris's Senate seat. Burris has set up a campaign and a website for his reelection bid, despite the scandals that have plagued him, though the question has remained: who will step up to try to replace him? Apparently, the race may soon acquire a front-runner.

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