Roland Burris (D) tried to cash in* while still a US Senator.
Ah, Roland Burris lived up** to the finest traditions of his beloved Chicago Democrats: [Roland Burris's] name came up during a pre-trial hearing on Sept. 26 in a bizarre case against a businessman
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Illinois, The Next Massachusetts – Obama Tries To Bluff GOP.
Here we go. The primary election is February 2, 2010. The unfortunate Roland Burris’s US Senate seat is up for grabs… appointed by the disgraced former Governor Rod Blagojevich. Burris
Fire your speechwriter, Senator Burris.
(Via Hot Air Headlines) It doesn’t bloody scan. At all. I was wincing by line 2. In fact: watch and learn, Sparky. Twas the night before Christmas, and all through
Sen Roland Burris (D-IL) advocates death penalty for non-insured!
…alternatively, he’s just dumber than soap. From a CNS interview (H/T: Instapundit): CNSNews.com: “So, in general, if a person doesn’t want health insurance, do you think they should be required
‘Rod Blagojevich, THOU ART AVENGED!’
Doesn’t matter if I had: it’s worth repeating. Via @MelissaTweets comes the wonderful news that Roland Burris is giving this ‘run for election’ thing serious consideration. Yes, I know that
Roland Burris: Not so fast on my not running for IL-SEN.
Don’t tease us like this, Senator Burris. It’s unseemly in a Senator: “You never say never,” Burris told ABC News in a “Subway Series” interview for the ABC News program
“It’s the POLICIES, STUPID!” — So, what does Obama NOT want you paying attention to?!?! [revisited/updated]
The Smoke rises and the Slight of Hand continues. Pay no attention to the flashy showmanship, but rather carefully what the entire cast of characters on-stage are attempting to do
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, Barack Obama
, it's the policies stupid
, Roland Burris
, Sarah Palin
, small business
, Sonia Sotomayor
Burris off the perjury hook…
Far be it from me to suggest that the Illinois GOP has decided to not do the Illinois Democratic party a favor: No perjury charge against US Sen. Burris-prosecutor CHICAGO,
I cannot *believe* that this is part of Blago’s Revenge.
I mean, how could he have known that Burris would end up on Armed Services? MR. LEMNIOS: Sir, in the — as director of Defense Research and Engineering, my critical
Dick Durbin knew all along that Blagojevich was selling off the seat.
This would only be a bombshell if it had been unexpected. AP Exclusive: Blago talked to Durbin about Senate CHICAGO (AP) – Just two weeks before his arrest on corruption
Burris did in fact make an offer for the Senate seat.
I am perilously close to being gobsmacked by this transcript of the Burris/Blagojevich conversation (via Hot Air). I’m not a lawyer, but it seems to me that there’s enough there
Burris promised a campaign contribution to Blagojevich.
Ace of Spades (H/T, by the way) has kindly given me permission to use the Flaming Blagojevich Skull for this, so I shall: Sun-Times exclusive: Burris promised Blago campaign a
Blagojevich/Burris wiretap to be released.
It’s been a while since we visited the Matter of Blagojevich, but one thing that you can always count on: there’s always going to be something new coming out from
Pejman Is Being Too Nice – UPDATE
Pejman Yousefzadeh is being way too nice calling Democrat Harry Reid the “Worst. Senate. Majority. Leader. EVER.” While there are plenty of putrid turds like Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank, John
Senate Democrats Dropping Burris Fight?
Roll Call reports that Senate Democrat leaders have basically decided that they won’t succeed in getting Roland Burris to resign anytime soon: (more…)