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2015/07/28 05:18
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Earlier this summer, controversy over the bank caused reauthorization legislation to lapse. For the first time in its 81-year-history, the Ex-Im, as it is called in Washington, is effectively out of...
2015/07/28 05:18
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2015/07/27 18:12
2015/07/27 18:12
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Two issues of key importance to Illinois' economy—renewal of the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank and passage of a multi-year bill to fund road and transit projects—seem to be moving ahead after...
2015/07/27 14:52
2015/07/27 14:52
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During a rare Sunday session of the U.S. Senate, Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran voted in favor of amendments to repeal the Affordable Care Act and renew the Export-Import Bank’s charter. Congress...
2015/07/27 10:57
2015/07/27 10:57
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WASHINGTON -- The Senate advanced a proposal to extend the U.S. Export-Import Bank's charter as part of legislation to finance highways and mass transit for three years. The 67-26 vote during an...
2015/07/25 02:46
2015/07/25 02:46
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Jonathan Pollard in a US Federal Correction Institution in North Carolina in 1998. Photo: AP Washington: "I would hope that he would sort of rot in hell in jail for a long time," said US Republican...
2015/07/24 18:13
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A federal judge on Friday granted a temporary restraining order against Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, forbidding him from lobbying credit card companies to block their cards from being used to buy ads...
2015/07/24 00:48
2015/07/24 00:48
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After years of dealing with government red tape, the family of a fallen service member from World War II finally saw him come home to be buried next to his parents. The Fox 9 Investigators first told...
2015/07/23 16:22
2015/07/23 16:22
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Earlier this summer, controversy over the bank caused reauthorization legislation to lapse. For the first time in its 81-year-history, the Ex-Im, as it is called in Washington, is effectively out of...
2015/07/22 12:48
2015/07/22 12:48
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President Obama has not exactly been patient with Congress when it comes to the multilateral diplomatic framework with Iran over its nuclear ambitions. After the agreement was announced last week,...
2015/07/22 09:29
2015/07/22 09:29
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Fierce fight looms on Ex-Im Bank WASHINGTON – Congress is about to decide the fate of an obscure federal agency that has become improbably tangled in presidential politics and Republican Party...
2015/07/21 14:14
2015/07/21 14:14
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DeKalb Dental Group to participate in Free Dentistry DayDeKalb Dental Group to participate in Free Dentistry Day DeKalb Dental Group is providing free dental services for those in the community who...
2015/07/21 09:57
2015/07/21 09:57
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WASHINGTON--After the final agreement with Iran over its nuclear program was announced in Vienna last week, references to one long-gone politician surged on social media: Neville Chamberlain. The...
2015/07/21 04:14
2015/07/21 04:14
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Two local Republican lawmakers are setting up camp in Rockford. Senator Mark Kirk and Congressman Adam Kinzinger announced they will open a joint office. This will be the first time in Rockford's...
2015/07/21 04:13
2015/07/21 04:13
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It was a fitting and bitter sweet farewell that was 73 years in the making. This week on Chicago Stories, the journey of Private Arthur 'Buddy' Kelder. At one point in time, he was an unidentified...
2015/07/21 00:13
2015/07/21 00:13
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The United Nations Security Council took just a few minutes on Monday to approve, without dissent, the Iran nuclear deal. No one raised an objection, at least not at the U.N. Elsewhere, though, there...
2015/07/20 21:46
2015/07/20 21:46
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Sen. Mark Kirk and Rep. Tammy Duckworth have come to agreement on one issue as they both took to Twitter to defend Sen. John McCain after GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump blasted the former...
2015/07/20 21:13
2015/07/20 21:13
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It is infuriating that one of my own senators, Mark Kirk, is a leading voice in rejecting the Iran deal. Current sanctions are choking ordinary Iranians — like my own family members — who, like...
2015/07/20 21:13
2015/07/20 21:13
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To prevent Iran's nuclear threat, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed bipartisan economic sanctions. These sanctions devalued Iran's currency by 73 percent, froze Iranian accounts in foreign banks,...
2015/07/20 20:12
2015/07/20 20:12
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For well over two centuries, U.S. senators have gleefully pressured, berated, interrupted and otherwise verbally abused witnesses who appear before them. Perhaps that's all that Sen. Mark Kirk,...
2015/07/20 13:03
2015/07/20 13:03
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It's nothing short of insane that the State of New York has tough gun-control laws, but firearms keep flowing into our city from other states anyway. That's why it's high time for Washington to make...
2015/07/28 05:18
2015/07/28 05:18
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