If the Democratic caucus had a vote it would be unanimous: All 50 Democrats in the Senate have signed a letter calling on Gov. Rod Blagojevich to resign.
Of course the senators have no vote, but the pressure in Washington on Blagojevich to resign is now just as great as it is in Illinois. The Democratic senators also have some skin in the game -- they want a new Democratic governor in Illinois who could appoint a successor for Barack Obama so that the new senator won't have the taint of the Blagojevich scandal.
Sen. Dick Durbin, the senior senator from Illinois, has already called for a special election.
The original letter, circulated by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, is after the jump. Reid's office confirmed that every Dem has signed the letter.
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