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Roland Burris becomes Illinois' senator

U.S. Senator-designate Roland Burris (D-Ill.) and Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) walk toward the Senate Chamber underneath a painting of Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation before Vice President Dick Cheney swore Burris into the Senate at a ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 15, 2009, in Washington, D.C. Burris was appointed by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to fill the seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.
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