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Tag: Roland Burris

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 […]