Burris Not Expected to Run for Full Senate Term

July 15, 2009


The Senator will reportedly not seek a full term in 2010. Press Release Service – Wired PR News – Senator Roland Burris of Illinois is not expected to seek a full term in 2010. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Burris has decided to not run for a full Senate term due to issues […]

Patti Blagojevich Comments on Friends of Husband

June 12, 2009


The new reality star comments on her disappointment in her husband’s friends. Wired PR News – Patti Blagojevich, wife of impeached Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, remarked recently about her disappointment in her husband’s friends after his arrest. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Blagojevich stated on Wednesday’s episode of the NBC reality show “I’m […]

Blagojevich 19 Count Indictment

April 3, 2009


The former Illinois Governor was indicted Thursday on charges stemming from accusations that he attempted to sell Obama’s open seat on the Senate. Wired PR News – Impeached Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was among six individuals indicted Thursday on federal corruption charges. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Blagojevich was indicted on 19 counts […]

Burris Case Sent to Prosecutors

February 19, 2009


The testimony of U.S. Senator Roland Burris, given before a House committee, is sent to prosecutors. WiredPRNews.com – Amidst the latest controversy surrounding the appointment of Roland Burris to the United States Senate, the Illinois House Speaker has decided to send testimony given by the senator before a House committee to prosecutors. As reported by […]

Blagojevich Out

January 30, 2009


Illinois Governor is voted out of office for abuse of power charges. Wired PR News.com – Disgraced Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich, is voted out of office Thursday after a four-day trial. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the Illinois Senate voted to impeach the governor 59-0, making him the first governor in the United […]

Oprah for Senate?

January 28, 2009


Illinois Governor admits to once considering Oprah for Obama’s replacement on the Senate. Wired PR News.com – Controversial Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich conducted an interview Monday with “Good Morning America” in which he stated Oprah was once on his list of picks for a successor for President Barack Obama’s Senate seat. As reported by Reuters, […]

Roland Burris Expected to Be Seated in Senate

January 13, 2009


Roland Burris is set to be seated in Senate after weeks of controversy. Wired PR News.com – The Senate has accepted Rod Blagojevich’s choice for replacing President Elect Barack Obama after weeks of objections from Democrats. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Burris is expected to be sworn in this week as attempts are […]

Senate Democrats Turn Away Burris on Tuesday

January 8, 2009


Roland Burris is refused Obama Senate seat on Tuesday for allegedly not having the right credentials. Wired PR News.com – As many anticipated, Senate Democrats refused to seat Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich’s Obama seat pick on Tuesday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Roland Burris was turned away after attempting to take the Senate […]

Senate Democrats Plan Not So Warm Welcome for Blagojevich Appointee

January 3, 2009


Illinois Governor Senate appointee set to be met with opposition when arriving on Capitol Hill. Wired PR News.com – Controversial governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich recently made a bold move and appointed someone to fill the Senate seat of President Elect Barack Obama, amidst strong demands for his resignation or impeachment. As reported by the […]

Illinois Governor Reportedly Used Lottery Director Job as Payback

December 17, 2008


Governor Blagojevich reportedly refused appointment of wife of Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. for position as payback. Wired PR News.com – Amidst the controversy of a Senate seat bribery scandal, Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has found himself accused of more actions that border on abuse of power. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Blagojevich was […]

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