Governor Patt Quinn says it's time for Burris to resign

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Today Governor Pat Quinn says it's time for Roland Burris to resign from the U.S. Senate.

Quinn calls Burris an honorable man but says there's a shadow over his service in the senate. The Governor says it's in the best interest of the people of Illinois for Burris to step down.

Quinn also says a new senator should be chosen by special election. Burris was appointed by former Governor Rod Blagojevich, who was later impeached and removed from office.

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