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Burris' Fate Could Be Decided Monday

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fate of Senate-appointee Roland Burris could be decided as soon as Monday, Democratic sources said, as the Senate's Parliamentarian and legal coun...

Obama Teaches Senate The Chicago Way With Burris Push: John Kass

Chicago Tribune | John Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

So the Chicago Way hauled off and slapped the U.S. Senate in the face--one of those backhands with the knuckles to unsuspecting lips--and guess who bl...

Jason Linkins

Reid Gives Burris A Pass On Race-Card Playing (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Roland Burris path to getting some new resume details to engrave on his graveside monolith got a little less obstructed today. President-elect Barack ...

Sam Stein

Dem Aide: Obama Team Pushed To Seat Burris

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The apparent decision to seat Roland Burris came after aides to President-elect Barack Obama contacted senior Senate Democrats and suggested that they...

Sam Stein

Burris: Jimmy Carter Wants Me To Be Senator (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Saying that it will be only a "very short" time until he has the opportunity to serve as the junior Senator from Illinois, Roland Burris added a new w...

Roland Burris: Reid Blasts Blagojevich For Making Pick

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released a statement today in response to reports that Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich will nominate Roland Burr...