By the time Burris arrived at the Capitol in January 2009, Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich had been charged with selling his appointment to the open Senate …
Since then there have been multiple attempts to not seat a senator—most famously Roland Burris in 2009, who was appointed by Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich
Democrats tried this in 2009 with Roland Burris. Burris was the Democrat appointed by disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who tried to sell Barack …
Rod Blagojevich was accused of selling Obama’s vacated seat. Roland Burris, who had been appointed, appeared at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 5, but was refused …
And we’ve seen bluster from the Senate not too long ago. Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich appointed Roland Burris to fill Barack Obama’s senate seat. Mr. …
Dan Walker did it. Rod Blagojevich did it. Dipping back into history, Henry Horner did it. Walker’s autobiography is “The Maverick and the Machine.” People will vote — sometimes — for reform. But it is almost impossible to govern the state ...
briefly delayed swearing-in Sen. Roland Burris in 2009 because the Democrat had been appointed by Gov. Rod Blagojevich to fill the seat, which had been …
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich used to place himself at the center of an “ah shucks” story about being mistaken for former Mayor Richard Daley. Depending on …
Rod Blagojevich. Then-Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., said he would …
It’s been used in high-profile cases against businesswoman Martha Stewart, then …