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Burris Senate Seat

Sam Stein

Roland Burris Reprimanded By Senate Ethics Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Senate ethics committee issued a mild reprimand to Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill) on Friday after an investigation into his appointment to the U.S. Sena...

Burris, Stroger Facing Challenges From Black Women As Machine Feels Heat

Chicago Sun-Times | Laura Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's a heady time in African-American politics. Presidents, senators and congressmen are feeling the burn. The old political hands are nervous. The yo...

Special Election For Burris Seat Rejected By State Senate Panel

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An effort to oust Democrat Roland Burris from his appointment as a U.S. senator was voted down Thursday by Illinois lawmaker...

Democrats Leading Republicans In 2010 Race For Burris Senate Seat: Poll

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An early look-ahead at the 2010 Senate race in Illinois when newly-appointed Democrat Roland Burris - the choice of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich - is u...

Roland Burris Sworn Into Senate, Replaces Obama

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Roland Burris took his place as Barack Obama's successor in the Senate on Thursday, ending a standoff that embarrassed the presiden...

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

Mr. Burris Goes To Washington: The Inside Story

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Roland Burris: Reid Embraces Him, Says No Deal (VIDEO)

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Roland Burris will not likely take Barack Obama's Senate seat until a court in Illinois rule...

Burris Refused Senate Seat On Capitol Arrival (VIDEO)

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Roland Burris announced Tuesday he was rejected for Barack Obama's Senate seat, in a bizarre rainy-day scene on the Capitol grounds...

Burris To Meet With Reid, Durbin Wednesday

Politico | AMIE PARNES & MANU RAJU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Roland Burris heads into a pivotal meeting with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin on Wednesday with an unmistakabl...