Sen. Dick Durbin has told Roland Burris to resign from the U.S. Senate. Durbin thus completes a 360-degree migration around the question of Illinois’ hapless junior senator’s official viability. Durbin began in December — after the arrest of then-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, on charges including attempts to sell the U.S. Senate seat — by saying […]
Chris Robling is a former Chicago commissioner of elections.
Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.) has erected a stonewall in his bid to hold his seat after making several changes to his story of how he was appointed by ousted Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. The most recent — and most damning — change was his stunning admission Monday night, that he in fact had made fundraising […]