The news broke yesterday that Burris won't resign, but the buried story here is that Burris has the support of longtime political consultant Delmarie Cobb
. She was hired by Burris to help spin damage control. Cobb worked long and hard for Hillary in the primary and was a major story at the DNC when she was allegedly called an "Uncle Tom"
by then-State Senate President Emil Jones.
Our City Room editor Sam Hudzik
tracked her down yesterday and recorded this interview. He used a couple clips for the newscasts yesterday but I begged him to give us the raw interview: