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    Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich - Los Angeles Times

    Holy ****, this just gets worse and worse:

    Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.) has acknowledged that he sought to raise campaign funds for then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich at the request of the governor's brother at the same time he was making a pitch to be appointed to the Senate seat previously held by President Obama.

    Burris' latest comments in Peoria, Ill., Monday night were the first time he has publicly said he was actively trying to raise money for Blagojevich. Previously Burris has left the impression that he always balked at the issue of raising money for the governor because of his interest in the Senate appointment.


    In comments to reporters after appearing at a Democratic dinner, the senator several times contradicted his latest under-oath affidavit that he quietly filed with the Illinois House impeachment panel earlier this month. That affidavit was itself an attempt to clean up his live, sworn testimony to the panel Jan. 8, when he omitted his contacts with several Blagojevich insiders.

    Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan on Monday night joined a growing chorus of Democratic officials who want a deeper investigation of Burris' comments. But she did not go as far as some, including Republicans, who have said specifically that they want Burris investigated for possible perjury.
    Outstanding. Toss this guy out of the Senate, charge him with perjury and let IL have an election.
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    Re: Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    Oh NO, not another person in the Senate telling lies?
    How can this be?

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    Re: Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    Our election and campaigning process has become so tainted and corrupted that maybe to entire process should be scrapped.
    That politicians from Nixon to Obama can buy elections is not right.
    That others can lie about things and not be punished ( a good public spanking) is an idea..
    That campaign "promises" mean nothing..... from all of them.., is not right....

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    Re: Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    Quote Originally Posted by earthworm View Post
    Our election and campaigning process has become so tainted and corrupted that maybe to entire process should be scrapped.
    That politicians from Nixon to Obama can buy elections is not right.
    That others can lie about things and not be punished ( a good public spanking) is an idea..
    That campaign "promises" mean nothing..... from all of them.., is not right....
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    Re: Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    I wish I could say this surprises me. Let the people pick their senator.
    "An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it." - Gandhi

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    Re: Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich - Los Angeles Times

    Holy ****, this just gets worse and worse:



    Outstanding. Toss this guy out of the Senate, charge him with perjury and let IL have an election.
    Right along side David Vitter. Can't toss one without the other.

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    Re: Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    Quote Originally Posted by Slippery Slope View Post
    Right along side David Vitter. Can't toss one without the other.
    1) Vitter didn't commit perjury
    2) That has nothing to do with this thread
    3) Stay on topic
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    Re: Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    1) Vitter didn't commit perjury
    2) That has nothing to do with this thread
    3) Stay on topic
    1) oh yeah, I forgot. If a repub breaks the law it's ok.
    2) Hello kettle
    3) see #2

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    Re: Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich - Los Angeles Times

    Holy ****, this just gets worse and worse:



    Outstanding. Toss this guy out of the Senate, charge him with perjury and let IL have an election.
    I think it's time we had a thorough and public investigation of all parties involved going back to at least a few weeks before the election.
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    Re: Burris acknowledges efforts to raise money for Blagojevich

    Quote Originally Posted by Slippery Slope View Post
    1) oh yeah, I forgot. If a repub breaks the law it's ok.
    2) Hello kettle
    3) see #2
    You're not even trying to make sense anymore.

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