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Burris Resign

Burris Surviving Resignation Calls As Governor Backs Off Special Election

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Roland Burris seems to have weathered the storm. Fellow Democrats are no longer demanding his resignation. The new Illinois ...

Quinn Again Calls For Burris To Resign

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn on Sunday re-iterated his call for Roland Burris to resign the U.S. Senate seat that ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich appointed him to, sayi...

Burris Special Election Blocked By Top Illinois Dems

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A plan to change the way Illinois fills vacant U.S. Senate seats faces a tough road in the state Legislature, despite the ne...

Burris Presides Over Senate, Gives Speech Day After Being Told To Resign

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Sen. Roland Burris went back to work Wednesday, giving a speech on the Senate floor and presiding over a body he's been told by man...

Sam Stein

Schakowsky: Hold Election Even If Burris Doesn't Resign

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky, who publicly expressed her interest in replacing Barack Obama in the Senate back when that process wasn't entirely taint...