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Blagojevich Indictment Reaction: Burris, Durbin, Quinn, Rush, GOP Leaders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The reactions of leading Illinois politicians to the Blagojevich indictment, as assembled by the AP: CHICAGO -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says it's a s...

Burris Had More Contacts With Blago Aide Than He Reported In Sworn Documents: Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times | NATASHA KORECKI AND DAVE MCKINNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Sen. Roland Burris had more contacts with then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich's chief of staff before being appointed to his Senate seat than he disclosed ...

Senate Violates the Constitution in Turning Away Roland Burris

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

From a legal and Constitutional perspective, the question of whether or not Burris should be allowed to take his seat as the Junior Senator from Illinois is not especially difficult. He should.

Mr. Burris Goes to Washington

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brett Ashley McKenzie

Where others had the moral wherewithal to turn down the Senate seat, this appointee carries the same sense of defiance and entitlement as the appointer.

ROLAND BURRIS: Who Is Blagojevich's Pick For Illinois Senator? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Disgraced Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday appointed former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris to fill President-elect Obama's vacant Sen...