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  Schakowsky open to 2010 run vs. Burris
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Last EditedCOSDem  Jan 16, 2009 02:43pm
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News DateFriday, January 16, 2009 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionRep. Janice Schakowsky (D-Ill.) is open to running against Roland Burris in 2010, potentially setting up a contested Democratic primary for the scandal-tainted Illinois Senate seat.

Schakowsky, leaving the Burris swearing-in ceremony Thursday, told Politico that "time will tell" whether she'd run or not. Asked whether she was ruling a run in or out, she said, "No."

Burris has not said whether he'd run in 2010, and some Democrats are reluctant to support him given that he's been appointed by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who has been accused of corruption.
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