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Illinois Senate Appointment

Burris Senate Appointment Still Being Challenged In Court

Progress Illinois | Angela Caputo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The controversy over Sen. Roland Burris' appointment to Illinois' junior senate seat may seem like a lifetime ago. But a group of well-known local att...

Special Election Hopes Dim: State Democrats Cancel Hearing On Proposal

Politico | Josh Kraushaar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

t's a bit unclear whether a special election could even be considered until any resolution was reached on whether Burris will be seated in the Senate ...

Chicago Legislator Plans Compromise Bill To Fill Obama's Senate Seat

Chicago Public Radio | Natalie Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The governor is supposed to appoint Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat. But Rod Blagojevich is under a federal cloud of alleged corruption. And so the ...

GOP Wants Special Election For Obama Senate Seat

Chicago Tribune | Ray Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Republican Party leaders are launching a television campaign to push their position that a special election should be called to fill the vaca...