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Panel Hears Burris, Votes To Impeach Ill. Governor

CHICAGO, Jan. 8 -- Roland W. Burris, seeking to complete his sudden rise from political obscurity to the U.S. Senate, told Illinois lawmakers Thursday that he offered no favors to embattled Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) in return for his Senate appointment.

By Peter Slevin and Kari Lydersen

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