Roland Burris: “Fred Is Dying on the Vine”

By: Saturday May 30, 2009 5:39 am

In the Roland Burris-Rob Blagojevich transcript that got released earlier this week, Burris’ law partner, Fred Lebed, is mentioned as a key player in their discussions. That’s critical because, by the time of the conversation, Lebed may have already done Blago a big favor–getting his wife hired.

Burris’ Partner Fred Lebed Spoke of Favors for Blagojevich

By: Friday March 6, 2009 1:19 pm

It seems that Fred Lebed, Roland Burris’ partner, may have been thinking of favors he could do to support Burris’ candidate to be Senator.

Roland Burris, the Sequel

By: Thursday February 26, 2009 7:36 am

In Roland, the Sequel, Roland I’s son gets a job from Rod Blagojevich he’s not qualified to have.

Roland Burris’ Bad PR Strategy

By: Monday February 23, 2009 1:59 pm

As Roland Burris’ allies–and the Politico–would have it, his biggest problem right now is that the media strategy he employed to manage his admissions that he has much deeper ties to Rod Blagojevich than he let on was insufficient to the task.

Monday, 9AM, Roland Burris Is Still Senator

By: Monday February 23, 2009 6:35 am

I was gone a whole week, and Burris didn’t even resign? That makes him more stubborn than either Rove or Gonzales.

Burris’ Campaign for the Senate Seat

By: Sunday February 15, 2009 9:37 am

Given Burris’ and Ettinger’s numerous statements, it appears that Burris and RobBlago were trying to find a way for Burris to give without the donations to be traceable to Burris.

Any Bets Burris Did Bundle Donations?

By: Sunday February 15, 2009 7:57 am

Here’s a prediction of where the new Burris controversy is going: I suspect we’ll find out, in coming days, that while Burris did not donate directly to Blago, he never refused to bundle donations for Blago. I don’t know whether Burris actually did bundle donations, but I suspect we’ll learn that Burris has never refused to bundle donations.

Burris Did Not Want to Reveal His Conversations–and He Didn’t

By: Sunday February 15, 2009 6:46 am

Check out the evidence and see whether you agree or not that Roland Burris clearly intended to hide the conversations he had with Rob Blagojevich about a quid pro quo for the Senate seat.

Burris Did Not Reveal Contacts with Blagojevich

By: Saturday February 14, 2009 6:37 am

It turns out Roland Burris wasn’t completely forthcoming about the extent of his conversations with the Blago camp about the Senate seat.

The Congressional Research Service Says the Senate Can Exclude Burris

By: Monday January 12, 2009 12:07 pm

CRS says that the Senate can exclude Roland Burris. But that doesn’t mean they will.

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