Congressman Danny Davis says there appears to be overwhelming sentiment among blacks that Sen. Roland Burris shouldn't resign as many are calling on him to do.
The Chicago Democrat says a big reason is that the man who appointed him -- former Gov. Rod Blagojevich -- hasn't been indicted or convicted of any crime.
Davis says he'd like to see Illinois Democrats remain unified and that Burris would help things by revealing if he intends to run next year. Davis has said he's considering running for Senate.
Blagojevich offered the job to Davis, who turned it down.
Blagojevich is accused of trying to sell the seat vacated by President Obama. Burris has come under fire after revealing he had more extensive contacts with Blagojevich's allies than he originally told lawmakers.