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Roland Burris: Illinois Senator

Updated on August 29, 2017

Illinois' Junior Senator: Roland Burris

Former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris was been named by then-Governor Rod Blagojevich to fill Barack Obama's former Senate Seat in early 2009. His term is now over and he is back in Chicago and retired. Read more below about the career of Roland Burris.

Should Roland Burris resign? - Calls For Resignation Get Louder

After the revelation that Senator Roland Burris did indeed speak with members of impeached former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's staff about raising money for him, the calls for Burris' resignation have increased. What do you think?

Should Senator Roland Burris resign?

What do you think of the selection of Roland Burris as Illinois' next senator?

What do you think of the selection of Roland Burris as Illinois' next senator?

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      Kiwisoutback 8 years ago from Massachusetts

      I'm not sure what to think of Roland Burris. His name will probably be coming up a lot again since the Blagojevich hearings should be coming up soon. Blagojevich hasn't been found guilty yet, but if he were, wouldn't that mean Burris would have to step down? We'll see... it should be interesting. Nice work!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      You as a senator of Illinois are supposed to be my representative, that said I demand the following. stop acorn funding, stop backing gov't run health care, Donot vote for any bill that you have not read and understand fully, do not be a lemming of the democractic party.