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Would Burris Have Sent Blago a Check? Probably, but Then Blago Got Arrested

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

Does anyone believe that Burris, who was panting after the Senate appointment as the capstone to his headstone, would not have delivered the check had Blagojevich not been arrested?

Flustered Burris Maintains Innocence On "Hardball" (WATCH)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Roland Burris began Wednesday by explaining to reporters how a recording of a telephone call of him promising the brother of former Gov. Rod Blagojevi...

Burris Says He Didn't Do Anything Wrong (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Roland Burris says he never participated in a pay-to-play scheme despite the release of a transcript in which he offers to "...

Durbin: I Won't Support Burris Again (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois' senior Senator Dick Durbin said Wednesday he would not support his embattled colleague Roland Burris for a second term in 2010. On Tuesday ...

Burris Ally John Ruff Suggests Burris, Blagojevich Quid Pro Quo

Chicago Sun-Times | DAVE MCKINNEY AND CHRIS FUSCO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the same December day then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich named Roland Burris to fill President Obama's U.S. Senate vacancy, Burris' right-hand political man...

Roland Burris's Big Money Backer: Businessman Loaned Burris Nearly $1.5M, Little Repaid

ProPublica/Chicago Tribune | Ben Protess And Steve Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Roland Burris, Illinois' newest senator, likes to talk about his years of service to the people of the state and his steadfast refusal to engage in th...

As Attorney General, Roland Burris Steered State Business To Friends, Gave Jobs To Family

ProPublica | Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Politicians and the media [1] largely have portrayed Sen. Roland Burris as an upstanding public official. As Barack Obama described his replacement in...

Burris and Blagojevich: Yes, There is Appearance of Possible Pay-to-Play

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

Why is no one paying attention to the money ties between Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Roland Burris, who will soon become the junior U.S. Senator from Illinois?

What The Impeachment Panel Will Ask Burris

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave McKinney, Chris Fusco and Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic Senate leaders outlined a road map Wednesday allowing Roland Burris to fill President-elect Barack Obama's Senate seat, despite being appoi...