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Burris Testimony


AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — U.S. Sen. Roland Burris won't face a perjury charge over statements he made to state lawmakers investigating how he got his ...

Burris: Blame Impeachment Panel For Bad Questions, Not Me

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — U.S. Sen. Roland Burris said Thursday that he did not mislead lawmakers investigating his Senate appointment because they fa...

For Burris, It's Hail Mary Time

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Warren

It's time for an A-Rod-like press conference but with some substantive answers and a set of assurances about Burris' political future.

Burris Perjury Case No 'Slam Dunk': Former US Attorney

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — With the impeachment of a governor, Illinois has already had more political fireworks this year than it has seen in decades. Could the...

Durbin: Burris Testimony Incomplete, Raises Questions About Appointment

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ATHENS, Greece -- U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he believes the testimony Roland Burris gave to Illinois lawmakers about his appointment to the U.S. Sena...

Burris Tried To Raise Money For Blagojevich Before Senate Appointment

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — U.S. Sen. Roland Burris now acknowledges attempting to raise money for ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich _ an explosive twist in h...

Burris Praises His Testimony: I Passed With Flying Colors (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Roland Burris praised his performance in front of the House panel studying impeachment for Gov. Rod Blagojevich Thursday, saying he "passed the test w...

Burris Impeachment Panel Testimony Key To Senate Seating

Washington Post | Perry Bacon Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After meeting yesterday with Roland Burris, who is a Democrat and a former attorney general of Illinois, Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.)...

Burris To Appear Before Blagojevich Impeachment Panel Thursday

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senate appointee Roland Burris says he's planning to travel to Springfield on Thursday after being subpoenaed by the panel considering the impeachment...