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Orange County Register
Obama's push for Supreme Court pick fizzles as Republicans stand firmis the handful of the party’s incumbent senators who face competitive re-electi
Obama's push for Supreme Court pick fizzles as Republicans stand firm
Orange County Register / Posted 9 hours ago
is the handful of the party’s incumbent senators who face competitive re-elections. Only their most endangered member, Mark Kirk of Illinois, has broken with McConnell to support a hearing and vote for Garland. Senator Susan Collins, a Maine... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Criminal Justice Reform Bill Moves Forward In The SenateCongress. The bill's advocates have said they hope the revisions and new co-sp
Criminal Justice Reform Bill Moves Forward In The Senate
The Huffington Post / Posted 12 hours ago
Congress. The bill's advocates have said they hope the revisions and new co-sponsors, such as Republican senators Mark Kirk of Illinois and Steve Daines of Montana, will convince McConnell to bring up the bill for a Senate vote. Daines... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hastert's state lawmaker pension checks continue, for nowit read. "Yeah, just one really," Kimmel said. "It's a big one, but other than
Hastert's state lawmaker pension checks continue, for now
Daily Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
it read. "Yeah, just one really," Kimmel said. "It's a big one, but other than that, great guy."No more roaches U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has written the Department of Veterans Affairs a letter about the potential presence of cockroaches in the Edward... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Chuck Grassley Admits It's 'A Gamble' To Let Trump Fill SCOTUS VacancySupreme Court pick and a Democrat-led Senate confirming Clinton's selection. S
Chuck Grassley Admits It's 'A Gamble' To Let Trump Fill SCOTUS Vacancy
The Huffington Post / Posted 14 hours ago
Supreme Court pick and a Democrat-led Senate confirming Clinton's selection. Some moderate Republican senators like Mark Kirk (Ill.) and Susan Collins (Maine) have broken from party leaders and called for Garland to get a vote. Rep. David... Read more
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The Forward
Republican Jews Ring Alarm Bells About Fall Vote — but Refuse To Name Donald Trump as Problemlost his seat to Johnson in 2010 and is now holding a slight advantage in polls
Republican Jews Ring Alarm Bells About Fall Vote — but Refuse To Name Donald Trump as Problem
The Forward / Posted 15 hours ago
lost his seat to Johnson in 2010 and is now holding a slight advantage in polls in his attempt to win it back; Illinois’ Mark Kirk, who is trailing in polls behind Democrat Tammy Duckworth; and Pennsylvania senator Pat Toomey who has only a small... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. senators release final sentencing reform billCongress. The bill's advocates have said they hope the revisions and new co-sp
U.S. senators release final sentencing reform bill
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
Congress. The bill's advocates have said they hope the revisions and new co-sponsors, such as Republican senators Mark Kirk of Illinois and Steve Daines of Montana, will convince Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring up the bill... Read more
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Daily Herald
Duckworth backs proposal to reduce college costsof Connecticut. Duckworth won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate and wi
Duckworth backs proposal to reduce college costs
Daily Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
of Connecticut. Duckworth won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate and will face Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in the November general election. A spokesman for Kirk's campaign did not immediately comment on Duckworth's... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Senators try to revive criminal justice overhaulstrong Republican support, the sponsors also announced that they had picked up
Senators try to revive criminal justice overhaul
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 hours ago
strong Republican support, the sponsors also announced that they had picked up support from four additional GOP senators: Mark Kirk of Illinois, Dan Sullivan of Alaska, Roger Wicker of Mississippi and Steve Daines of Montana. It was unclear if... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bernie Sanders: America’s most popular senatorinclude: Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., 46 percent; Rob Portman, R-Ohio, 44 percent;
Bernie Sanders: America’s most popular senator
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 hours ago
include: Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., 46 percent; Rob Portman, R-Ohio, 44 percent; Ron Johnson, R-Wis., 43 percent; and Mark Kirk, R-Ill., 39 percent. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., had 54 percent approval. Democrats need a net gain of five Senate... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Obama's push for Supreme Court pick fizzles as Republicans stand firmis the handful of the party's incumbent senators who face competitive re-electi
Obama's push for Supreme Court pick fizzles as Republicans stand firm
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
is the handful of the party's incumbent senators who face competitive re-elections. Only their most endangered member, Mark Kirk of Illinois, has broken with McConnell to support a hearing and vote for Garland. Sen. Susan Collins, a Maine... Read more
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Roll Call
Banishing the Ghost of Willie Horton to Promote Criminal Justice Reformmake sure that’s who it’s targeting.” Sullivan is one of four Republicans to s
Banishing the Ghost of Willie Horton to Promote Criminal Justice Reform
Roll Call / Posted 19 hours ago
make sure that’s who it’s targeting.” Sullivan is one of four Republicans to sign on as co-sponsors in recent weeks. Sens. Mark Kirk of Illinois, Thad Cochran of Mississippi, and Steve Daines of Montana have also committed to backing the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
You can negotiate anything - even North Koreasigned the Agreed Framework, and even to tarnish me - a mid-level bureaucrat in
You can negotiate anything - even North Korea
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
signed the Agreed Framework, and even to tarnish me - a mid-level bureaucrat in charge of its implementation. In 2015, Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois hinted to Secretary of State John Kerry that I had found a way to siphon off $1.5 billion of a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Senate Democrats’ unusually active role in primaries seems to be workingspent on their preferred Democratic candidate in Pennsylvania is $1 million les
Senate Democrats’ unusually active role in primaries seems to be working
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
spent on their preferred Democratic candidate in Pennsylvania is $1 million less they can use to attack Republican Senator Mark Kirk in Illinois, for example. But Senate Democrats say the fact they’re playing so fiercely in primaries suggests... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majoritywho is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Du
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majority
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
who is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who is challenging Republican Sen. Mark Kirk in Illinois; and Catherine Cortez Masto, who is running against Republican Rep. Joe Heck for the open seat being... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majoritywho is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Du
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majority
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
who is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who is challenging Republican Sen. Mark Kirk in Illinois; and Catherine Cortez Masto, who is running against Republican Rep. Joe Heck for the open seat being... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majoritywho is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Du
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majority
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted yesterday
who is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who is challenging Republican Sen. Mark Kirk in Illinois; and Catherine Cortez Masto, who is running against Republican Rep. Joe Heck for the open seat being... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majoritywho is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Du
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majority
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
who is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who is challenging Republican Sen. Mark Kirk in Illinois; and Catherine Cortez Masto, who is running against Republican Rep. Joe Heck for the open seat being... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majoritywho is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Du
Female candidates will be key as Democrats pursue Senate majority
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
who is challenging Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire; Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who is challenging Republican Sen. Mark Kirk in Illinois; and Catherine Cortez Masto, who is running against Republican Rep. Joe Heck for the open seat being... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Republicans taking applications for 12 delegate spots that loom large if Trump doesn't clinch nominationa delegate, but aides said such talk is premature. Rauner would have to vote fo
Illinois Republicans taking applications for 12 delegate spots that loom large if Trump doesn't clinch nomination
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
a delegate, but aides said such talk is premature. Rauner would have to vote for Trump in a first round of balloting. Sen. Mark Kirk already has said he will not attend the convention as he tries to avoid any association with the controversial... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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First Coast News
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
First Coast News / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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11 News Houston
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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USA Today
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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KTVB Boise
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
KTVB Boise / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention paradeoutside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including
GOP fight could rain on Ohio convention parade
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
outside. Several Republican senators facing difficult re-elections, including Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, have said they will skip the convention, perhaps fearing any association with a potentially polarizing GOP... Read more
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The Hill
Republicans ready for final face-off with Obama over GitmoBay or construction of facilities to house detainees in the U.S., which prevent
Republicans ready for final face-off with Obama over Gitmo
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Bay or construction of facilities to house detainees in the U.S., which prevents terrorists from moving to U.S. soil,” Sen. Mark KIrk (R-Ill.) said in a statement about the military construction-VA bill. The GOP’s dual-pronged approach underscores... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Illinois leaders seek meeting over US spy agency locationrequested a meeting Friday, outlining "strong concerns" with the site selection
Illinois leaders seek meeting over US spy agency location
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
requested a meeting Friday, outlining "strong concerns" with the site selection process. U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, along with U.S. Reps. John Shimkus, Mike Bost, and Rodney Davis, say the decision should be based on "correct... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Illinois leaders seek meeting over US spy agency locationrequested a meeting Friday, outlining "strong concerns" with the site selection
Illinois leaders seek meeting over US spy agency location
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
requested a meeting Friday, outlining "strong concerns" with the site selection process. U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, along with U.S. Reps. John Shimkus, Mike Bost, and Rodney Davis, say the decision should be based on "correct... Read more
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Roll Call
Democrats Blast GOP Senators for Vote Against FlintGOP senators, including Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Richard M. Burr of North
Democrats Blast GOP Senators for Vote Against Flint
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
GOP senators, including Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Richard M. Burr of North Carolina, Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, Mark Kirk of Illinois, John McCain of Arizona and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania. All are facing competitive races this... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
NBA Says LGBT Law Must Change for All-Star Game to Stay In North Carolina(OR), Pat Leahy (VT), Cory Booker (NJ), Tammy Baldwin (WI), and Patty Murray (W
NBA Says LGBT Law Must Change for All-Star Game to Stay In North Carolina
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
(OR), Pat Leahy (VT), Cory Booker (NJ), Tammy Baldwin (WI), and Patty Murray (WA) — along with Illinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk. The letter is part of a massive backlash against the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, also known as... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U.S. Senate panel backs $100 million for Red, Purple Line revamprail lines north of Belmont Avenue next goes to the Senate floor, where it is b
U.S. Senate panel backs $100 million for Red, Purple Line revamp
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
rail lines north of Belmont Avenue next goes to the Senate floor, where it is backed by both Illinois senators, Republican Mark Kirk and Democrat Dick Durbin. Both sit on the transportation, housing and urban development subcommittee that approved... Read more
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New York Magazine
Democrats Drive for 5: An Early Overview of 2016 U.S. Senate Raceslocated in states carried twice by Obama are considered highly competitive. The
Democrats Drive for 5: An Early Overview of 2016 U.S. Senate Races
New York Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
located in states carried twice by Obama are considered highly competitive. The most vulnerable is probably Illinois, where Mark Kirk, despite a relatively moderate voting record, is a ripe target for Democrats, with Asian-American Iraq War vet and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner shuts two state camping sites, can't afford trash pickup or electricitytermination filing. (Rick Pearson) *Sideline bench for GOP convention getting
Rauner shuts two state camping sites, can't afford trash pickup or electricity
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
termination filing. (Rick Pearson) *Sideline bench for GOP convention getting longer: Re-election-seeking Republican Sens. Mark Kirk of Illinois and John McCain of Arizona are taking a pass on the Republican National Convention, and now Iowa Sen.... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
ACHA resident meeting to be held in Cairo, ILof Kirk's office said on Wednesday April 20 they are yet to receive a response
ACHA resident meeting to be held in Cairo, IL
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
of Kirk's office said on Wednesday April 20 they are yet to receive a response to the letter they sent in March. Senator Mark Kirk followed up on the situation in a letter dated April 18 2016, addressed to HUD administrators in Washington,... Read more
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