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2014/12/20 13:19
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U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) led a bipartisan letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urging the State Department to take immediate action to protect religious...
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2014/12/20 05:57
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Sen. Mark Kirk said in a recent interview he hopes to have his first big re-election fundraiser at a screening of "The Interview," calling Sony Pictures' decision to cancel the film's Christmas Day...
2014/12/20 04:50
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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) this week voted for a federal funding bill that makes critical investments in the Metro East region. The Omnibus Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015...
2014/12/20 04:13
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Have you ever wondered if American foreign policy is just a bit player in a Seth Rogen/James Franco movie? Well, you better start wondering. Things are becoming so absurd that I'm half expecting...
2014/12/19 21:20
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WASHINGTON — President Obama has signed legislation naming the Campustown postal service station for James Burgess Jr., the first African-American elected to countywide office in Champaign...
2014/12/19 20:13
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WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, in a radio interview, said he will try to hold a major re-election fundraiser featuring Sony Pictures' pulled-from-distribution film about North Korea, "The...
2014/12/19 14:47
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BARRY, Ill. -- Legislation seeking a study on whether the New Philadelphia site merits national park designation has cleared the Senate and awaits President Obama's signature. The request for the...
2014/12/19 00:26
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U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that Obama signed the bipartisan legislation on Thursday naming the facility the Lane A. Evans VA Community Based...
2014/12/18 02:46
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Here in Chicago, the Cuban community is not large, about 22,000 according to the latest data available from the U.S. Census bureau. But at venues like the popular 90 Mile restaurant on Armitage Avenue...
2014/12/17 21:01
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Gov. Pat Quinn remembered Topinka in his remarks as a politician who went the extra mile and then some.� “She volunteered for very difficult and challenging assignments throughout her life,” Quinn...
2014/12/17 15:14
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While progress has been made in finalizing some of the adoptions of Guatemalans adopted by American parents before intercountry adoptions were shut down in 2008, 19 children remain in orphanages...
2014/12/17 06:40
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Where are Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Mark Kirk on the climate issue? Apparently, they are voting for business as usual by their lack of visibility. When our own Congress fails to let the marketplace...
2014/12/17 05:13
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The U.S. Senate on Tuesday night voted to confirm Jorge L. Alonso, a Cook County associate judge, and John Blakey, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office's head of special prosecutions, to vacant...
2014/12/17 02:51
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Tax Extenders Vote a Bipartisan Affair Wyden was one of a bipartisan group opposing the tax extenders package. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The final vote on the $41.6 billion tax extenders...
2014/12/16 23:08
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CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has retired from the Naval Reserve, ending a 23-year military career. A statement from the Illinois Republican's office says he officially retired during a ceremony...
2014/12/16 22:19
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved President Barack Obama’s nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy to serve as U.S. surgeon general, despite opposition from Republicans and some Democrats over...
2014/12/16 21:17
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Senate Republicans are previewing the lines of attack they’ll pursue in 2015 against President Barack Obama’s immigration, foreign policy and gun regulation policies during this week’s debate on...
2014/12/16 13:46
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A ceremony was held at the Pentagon Monday afternoon for Sen. Mark Kirk as he officially retired from his position of commander in the Navy, where he served for more than 25 years. During those years...
2014/12/16 03:17
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WASHINGTON – The omnibus spending bill passed by the Senate on Saturday night included a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) to create a national manufacturing...
2014/12/15 16:24
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Could lame duck Quinn waddle off to U.S. Senate? Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, waits on stage for a third and likely final debate against Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, before the Nov. 4 election,...
2014/12/20 13:19
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