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11:36 AM, Dec 31, 2008 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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A day after warning critics of [Democrat] Roland Burris's Senate appointment not to "hang or lynch" the former Illinois attorney general, Chicago [Democrat] congressman Bobby Rush said Democrats opposing [Democrat] Gov. Rod Blagojevich's move to fill the open seat risk finding themselves "in the same position" as segregation-era figures [Democrat] Bull Connor and [Democrat] George Wallace.