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Roland Burris Perjury

Burris Says Legal Bills Now At $500,000

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Roland Burris says he's rung up $500,000 in legal expenses tied to investigations surrounding his appointment by ...

Burris Yet To Release Promised Memo Clearing Him Of Perjury

ProPublica | Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sen. Roland Burris (D-IL) claims he has proof he never made an inconsistent statement about his appointment to the Senate, only he can't show it to yo...

Former Burris Aide Questioned In Senator's Perjury Investigation

Chicago Sun-Times | DAVE MCKINNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Downstate perjury probe into Sen. Roland Burris has widened to include a former aide who raised questions about a possible quid pro quo between Bu...

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.

Roland Burris Perjury Questions: More Omissions In Testimony

ProPublica | Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Roland Burris has blamed state lawmakers for his shifting accounts of how he became a Senator. The lawmakers, he said, failed to elicit the full story...

Burris May Have Lied To State Supreme Court In Affidavit

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

If Sen. Roland Burris misled an Illinois House impeachment panel with a false account of his appointment, he did the same thing with the Illinois Supr...

Daley Dodges Burris Controversy

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley clearly doesn't want to get involved in the ongoing debate over the future of embattled U.S. Sen. Roland Burris. Burris i...

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 ...

Roland Burris Pleads For His Career: 'Stop The Rush To Judgment'

Chicago Tribune | Rick Pearson and John Chase | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Embattled U.S. Sen. Roland Burris defended himself today in the midst of the multiple probes into the circumstances surrounding his appointment by for...

Burris Invites Senate Ethics Investigation (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Sen. Roland Burris said Tuesday that he is open to a Senate ethics investigation into how he came to be appointed by impeached former Gov. Rod Bl...

Washington Post, Tribune, Local Democrats Call For Burris Resignation

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SCROLL DOWN FOR THE LATEST UPDATES Barely a month after being sworn in as a U.S. Senator, Roland Burris is being called on to resign by the Chicago T...

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...