According to Chris Fusco, Tim Novak, and Dave McKinney of The Chicago Sun-Times, Roland Burris, Part Deux, doesn't like to pay taxes and, for his trouble, landed a $75K per annum gig with the state of Illinois. How? Rod Blagojevich.
This whole saga would amuse The Buzz if it wasn't so shameful. Remember that scene in Godfather II when Tom Hagen, at the behest of Michael Corleone, visits Frank Pentangeli at the army base and diplomatically asks him to go away forever? We get the sense Rahm Emanuel does.