After Senate Majority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinFour questions that deserve answers at the Guantanamo oversight hearing Senate dodges initial December crisis with last-minute deal Conservatives target Biden pick for New York district court MORE spent an hour meeting with embattled Sen. Roland Burris, Durbin held a press conference in which he told reporters he urged his Illinois colleague to resign.

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UPDATE: Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Tuesday he privately urged Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.) to resign from the Senate, but that Burris refused.

Speaking at a packed, cramped, quickly-called press conference following a 59-minute meeting with the embattled senator, Durbin reported on his first face-to-face meeting with Burris in 10 days, suggesting the meeting was a contentious one. Durbin said he told Burris he was "disappointed" in Burris's recent revelations that his contacts with and fundraising for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D)