TITLE

Dems looking at alternatives to Sen. Burris

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Reid
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Hill;4/24/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 46, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of Democrat senators to find other candidates to Senator Roland Burris as successor to the seat once occupied by President Barack Obama in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
39148737

 

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