Scandal be damned: Roland Burris is running for re-election in 2010. Burris has launched a website and a campaign committee dedicated to retaining his seat in the United States Senate, which many have called for him to relinquish after the revelations that he attempted to raise funds for Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich before he was appointed, and later that his son received a state job from Blagojevich.

Scandal didn't stop Burris from traveling to Washington to claim his seat in the first place, and, for now, it looks like it won't stop him the second time around, either. Make no mistake: is open for business.

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