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Durbin: I Won't Support Burris Again (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois' senior Senator Dick Durbin said Wednesday he would not support his embattled colleague Roland Burris for a second term in 2010. On Tuesday ...

Durbin Testifies On Burris Before Senate Ethics Committee

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sen. Richard Durbin says he's spoken with an Illinois prosecutor and the Senate ethics committee about embattled Sen. Roland Burris. The Senate's No....

Durbin: Race Factored In Burris Seating

Chicago Tribune | Rick Pearson and Deanese Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Dick Durbin, who advised Sen. Roland Burris last week to step down from the Senate, acknowledged Sunday that racial considerations were at play i...

As Burris Storm Brews, Durbin In Greece With Potential Foe Giannoulias

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As a political storm brewed around new U.S. Sen. Roland Burris on Tuesday, fellow Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin kept mum, traveling out of the country wit...

Durbin To Hold Reception For Burris After Initially Opposing Seating

Chicago Tribune | Jill Zuckman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Appointed U.S. Sen. Roland Burris will be sworn in Thursday, ending the saga of his selection by impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Vice President Dick ...

Durbin Easing On Senate Appointment: 'We Want To Be Fair To Roland Burris'

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — The Senate's second-in-command, Sen. Dick Durbin, said Sunday that he is moving away from resisting former Illinois Attorney Genera...

Durbin: Burris Testimony Will Get 'Careful Review'

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he and his colleagues will "carefully review" Roland Burris' testimony before an Illinois House panel that h...

Durbin: Senate Won't Seat Burris Without Secretary Of State Signature

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senator Dick Durbin said Friday that the Senate will not seat Roland Burris without a signature from Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, putting ...

Burris' Senate Chances Helped If He Pledges Not To Run In 2010: Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) opened the door Sunday for Roland Burris to be sworn in as a senator from Illinois. "There's ...