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Roland Burris

Burris On Senate Run: 'You Never Say Never' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Roland Burris sounded like a man who had made up his mind when he said last month that he would not seek to retain his Senate seat in 2010. "I was ca...

Obama's Second Hundred Days

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Our look back at Obama's second 100 days will begin with a short overview, and then move on to the categories: "the best of times," "the worst of times," and "the age of (media) foolishness."

Equal Opportunity Corruption

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Stewardship will solve the equal opportunity corruption in the United States if more and more of us will take our stewarding duties seriously. It's only going to work one individual at a time.

Burris Plans Fundraisers Despite Bowing Out Of Senate Race

Chicago Public Radio | Tony Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois U.S. Senator Roland Burris says he still plans on holding fundraisers, even though he's not running for a full senate term in 2010. ...

Burris Backer Anthony Williams Plans To Enter Senate Race

Chicago Public Radio | Sam Hudzik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois U.S. Senator Roland Burris' decision to stay out of the 2010 election has prompted one of his supporters to jump in the race. ...

Roland Burris Confirms: No Senate Run In 2010, Says It's About Money

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI and CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Embattled Sen. Roland Burris may have relieved Illinois Democrats of their biggest political headache and reduced Republican chances o...

Burris Won't Run For Senate Seat In 2010

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Sen. Roland Burris, whose deep ties to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich seemed to doom his Senate tenure from the start, will n...

Lisa Madigan Not Running For Senate Or Governor, Will Seek Reelection As Attorney General

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS and DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Wednesday that she's running for re-election instead of seeking higher office, a surp...

At Gay Pride Parade, Burris Backs Civil Unions But Says Marriage 'For Perpetuation Of The Species'

WBBM Newsradio | Steve Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senator Roland Burris was at Chicago's Gay Pride Parade yesterday, declaring his support for civil unions but saying marriage is for "perpetuation of ...

Cheryle Jackson Taking Step Toward Senate Run

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Urban League chief Cheryle Jackson is forming a U.S. Senate exploratory committee -- the last formal step before actually announcing her candi...

Burris Didn't Disclose Stock Options In Real Estate Company

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.) failed to reveal in a Senate financial disclosure statement that he has options to buy 8,000 shares of stock in a rea...

ROLAND BURRIS WON'T FACE PERJURY CHARGES

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — U.S. Sen. Roland Burris won't face a perjury charge over statements he made to state lawmakers investigating how he got his ...

Burris Yet To Sponsor A Single Floor Amendment In Senate

Politico | MANU RAJU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Pressed by reporters about his entanglements with ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.) has had a familiar refrain: Let me...

Senate Ethics Probe Seeking Answers From Burris

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

The Senate Ethics Committee probe of Sen. Roland Burris is moving to its next phase, seeking information from Burris himself, after having interviewed...

Roland Burris' Income: Earned $337,000 In 2008, Total Assets Around $1M

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - A financial disclosure form shows U.S. Sen. Roland Burris earned $337,000 last year, including $118,000 from his Illinois state pension...

Burris Adviser: He's Made Durbin A Better Senator

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Ray Hanania's WJJG radio show this morning, Delmarie Cobb, adviser to Sen. Roland Burris, said that she "jokes with Roland that he has made Dick Du...

John Ruff, Roland Burris' Colleague Turned Accuser, Dies In Car Crash At 42

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

A key figure in the perjury investigation of U.S. Sen. Roland Burris died in an automobile accident Monday, authorities in far west-suburban Kendall C...

Washington Post Editorial Nails It: Sen. Roland Burris (D-Blago)

Rob Richie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Richie

The Washington Post editorial page has been a powerful voice for a simple principle: all U.S. Senators should be elected, just as all U.S. House Membe...

Washington Post Calls For Burris' Resignation

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WE DON'T know where to begin with the latest mess that has ensnared Sen. Roland W. Burris (D-Ill.). No, "ensnared" isn't the right word. That would im...

Blago: Brother's Taped Call With Burris Shows 'Nothing Inappropriate'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says a recently released phone conversation taped secretly by federal authorities shows his broth...

Matthews v. Burris: The Tale of the Tape

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Norman

In Chris Matthews' interview with Roland Burris, he conducted himself not as a fair-minded journalist but a prosecutor who believes it's okay to conceal exculpatory evidence to win a case.

Burris Is An Outcast In Clubby Senate: AP

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Even in a Senate club famous for how it ostracizes the unwanted, the shunning of Democratic Sen. Roland Burris is unprecedented. T...

Friday Talking Points [79] -- Judicial Activism And Bias

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"Judicial activism" (or, alternatively, "legislating from the bench") is defined -- no matter what your political beliefs -- as "judges not ruling the...

Transcript Vindicates Burris

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

The media continues to exaggerate evidence of malfeasance on the part of Roland Burris.

Calling Out The Real Crybabies

Marcel Pacatte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Marcel Pacatte

What the bunch in Springfield had better realize is that there are a lot more people lined up with reform than there are with the political status quo.