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Quinn calls on Burris to resign

From WMAQ's Maryann Ahern
Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who replaced the impeached Rod Blagojevich, has called on Sen. Roland Burris "to do what's right, put people's interest first and resign."

Quinn also laid out his plan for special elections to fill future Senate vacancies. 

He said he still favors "temporary appointments" by the sitting governor, however. 

*** UPDATE *** Potential 2010 Illinois Democratic challengers have asked for Burris to resign, including Dan Hynes and Alexi Giannoulias.

Per NBC's John Yang, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs suggests Burris take time this weekend and correct what he has said about his contacts with Blagojevich and Blagojevich's circle and "think about the future."