The Republican National Committee (RNC) said that President-elect Obama should reveal any talks his transition team has had with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D), arguing that Obama's pledge to be transparent is at stake.

RNC Chairman Mike Duncan had criticized Obama on Tuesday for not going further than saying that he was "saddened" and "sobered" by the arrest of Blagojevich on corruption charges.

Read Duncan's latest statement below.

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