According to the Associated Press, Sen. Dianne Feinstein says Roland Burris should be seated.
Feinstein, chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, said that Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, however tainted by corruption charges, has the right to appoint someone. The Rules Committee decides whether Burris is qualified to serve.
Feinstein of California said that blocking Burris would have ramifications for other governors’ appointments.