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Category: Blagojevich

Burris sworn in and Blagojevich wins again

Roland Burris was just sworn into the U.S. Senate by Vice President Dick Cheney, assuming the Illinois junior senator seat vacated by now President-elect Barack Obama. Embattled Illinois Governor Rod […]

Burris turned away but undeterred

The 111th Congress convened today in Washington, and Roland Burris, the Democratic senate appointee of indicted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, was turned away because his papers “were not in order.” […]

Politics: Never a dull moment

President-elect Barack Obama’s Inauguration is coming up January 20 and there’s been no shortage of news about his appointments, problems, family move, dog, daughters’ school, etc. More than enough to […]

Congressman Rush clinging to racism

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s appointment of Roland Burris to fill Barack Obama’s vacant U.S. Senate seat comes as no surprise. I had already assumed his refusal to relinquish his office […]

Surprise! Blago says he did nothing wrong

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich just appeared before reporters to announce his innocence of all charges of corruption and conspiracy. Time will tell, but he made it clear he is not […]

Illinois governor redefines corruption

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested today on multiple federal charges, including conspiring to sell Barack Obama’s vacated senate seat to the highest bidder. The sleaze factor here rises so […]