Burris Admits to Fundraising Attempt; Senator Says He Tried to Solicit Money for Blagojevich

CHICAGO, Feb. 17 — In the latest in a series of shifting accounts of his conduct, Sen. Roland W. Burris (D-Ill.) told reporters that he tried to raise money for then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich at the same time he was asking Blagojevich to appoint him to the Senate.