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The Washington Post reports that leadership at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) have denied any improper or illegal relationship with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who has been accused of trying to “sell” the US Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.

According to reports, Blagojevich is caught on tape saying that he might be able to get a high-paying job with Change To Win, a coalition of unions dominated by SEIU, if he appointed he right person to the Senate post.

The Post reports, “A spokesman for Change to Win said: ‘No one connected with Change to Win ever considered, discussed or promised any position at Change to Win to Governor Blagojevich, his staff or his advisers. In the affidavit released by the United States Attorney, a position at Change to Win is discussed only in conversations between the governor and his advisers’.”

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