Tag Archive for Burris

Hello Burris, Goodbye Bush

It seems more and more likely that Roland Burris will be seated as a new senator from Illinois.  Legally, I see noreason why Burris shouldn’t be seated.  I can only hope that some strong Democrat will challenge Burris in two years when he’s up for election. And President Bush has asked the Networks for time…

Blago names an Obama Senate Seat Successor; will Reid seat him?

Embattled Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has named a successor to Barack Obama’s Illinois Senate seat.  Blago’s choice is former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris,, calling Burris a “wise and distinguished senior statesman” with “unquestioned integrity.”   And someone who raised a lot of money for the Governor. The US Senate can choose if it will seat Burris;…