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Gwen Ifill Discusses Corruption Charges Against Illinois Gov. Blagojevich

BY   December 10, 2008 at 3:55 PM EDT

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich; AP Photo

Ifill said the future of the junior Senate seat from Illinois is unclear.

“He’s empowered by the state constitution as being the only person who can fill that spot, but it’s not clear that he anymore has the credibility to put someone in the Senate seat that anyone is bound to respect or that the Senate is bound to seat,” Ifill said.