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Burris Product Of Chicago Machine: "No One Took Him Seriously"

The New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Roland Burris still occupies temporary office space in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, in a suite far from the floor of the United States Senate, ...

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

Mr. Burris Goes To Washington: The Inside Story | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When disgraced Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich appointed Roland Burris to fill a vacant Senate seat on December 30, Senate Democrats reacted strongly, r...

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

Burris Admits He Reached Out To Blago Confidant Named In Criminal Complaint | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Inches away from securing a seat in the United States Senate, Roland Burris suffered what could be a serious setback on Thursday. Appearing before a...

Sam Stein

Burris: Jimmy Carter Wants Me To Be Senator (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Saying that it will be only a "very short" time until he has the opportunity to serve as the junior Senator from Illinois, Roland Burris added a new w...

Jason Linkins

Roland Burris On The Offensive: Race May Be An Issue | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After yesterday's magical, race-cardulous press conference, where tainted Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich announced that he was going to appoint for...

Sam Stein

Roland Burris Almost Certain To Be Seated, Legal Scholars Say | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rod Blagojevich's decision to appoint Roland Burris to Illinois' vacant Senate seat, even as the governor faces intense criminal scrutiny, is being tr...