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Burris Resign

Burris Surviving Resignation Calls As Governor Backs Off Special Election

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Roland Burris seems to have weathered the storm. Fellow Democrats are no longer demanding his resignation. The new Illinois ...

Quinn Again Calls For Burris To Resign

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn on Sunday re-iterated his call for Roland Burris to resign the U.S. Senate seat that ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich appointed him to, sayi...

Burris Presides Over Senate, Gives Speech Day After Being Told To Resign

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Sen. Roland Burris went back to work Wednesday, giving a speech on the Senate floor and presiding over a body he's been told by man...

Burris Special Election Blocked By Top Illinois Dems

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A plan to change the way Illinois fills vacant U.S. Senate seats faces a tough road in the state Legislature, despite the ne...

Sam Stein

Schakowsky: Hold Election Even If Burris Doesn't Resign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky, who publicly expressed her interest in replacing Barack Obama in the Senate back when that process wasn't entirely taint...