Governors could appoint four new members of the Senate in the coming months, all in the shadow of the Blagojevich scandal in Illinois. Who might get the seats without a single vote cast, and the latest on Minnesota’s efforts to determine the final undecided Senate election.

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  • Charles Mahtesian national politics editor, Politico
  • Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"
  • Lynn Sweet Washington bureau chief, "Chicago Sun-Times" and columnist at politicsdaily.com.

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