from the Capitol Hill newspaper, THE HILL
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) claims Democratic leaders in Washington did not want him to choose among the African-American candidates who were interested in filling the first black president’s Senate seat.
In his new book, The Governor, Blagojevich discusses his ties to President Barack Obama’s administration — although he spells one of the president’s senior adviser’s names wrong — and describes the behind-the-scenes battles that led him to appoint Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.) to Obama’s Senate seat.
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