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Duckworth’s Bipartisan Bill to Support Illinois Jobs Unanimously Passes Senate

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Duckworth’s Bipartisan Bill to Support Illinois Jobs Unanimously Passes Senate

Duckworth’s Bipartisan Bill to Support Illinois Jobs Unanimously Passes Senate The legislation, Duckworth’s first proposal in the Senate, passes just 64 days after she was sworn in [WASHINGTON, DC] – Just 64 days after U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) was sworn in, the United States Senate unanimously passed the first bill she proposed in the…

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Lipinski urges Vets to enter Library of Congress project

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Lipinski urges Vets to enter Library of Congress project

Lipinski urges Vets to enter Library of Congress project U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski invites Veterans to share their stories for the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project in honor of Veterans Day celebrations Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is asking veterans in the Third District to share their stories so they can be preserved in the…

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It’s the news media, Stupid!

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It’s the news media, Stupid!

It’s the news media, stupid! Playing golf or politics with people’s suffering in the Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton presidential election. The hypocrisy is screaming out loud By Ray Hanania The flood damage in Louisiana is considered one of the worst American natural disasters since Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. More than…

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Some gun advocates bully to make point

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Some gun advocates bully to make point

Some gun advocates bully to make point. I guess I am tired of listening to some gun advocates make the ridiculous claim “I’ll give you my gun when you pry it from my cold, dead hands.” The phrase suggests an extremism that fuels the violence we face today. Automatic weapons come in two forms, semi…

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It’s about change, not Sanders, Trump or Clinton

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It’s about change, not Sanders, Trump or Clinton

Bernie Sanders should quit the Democratic Party race and run for president as a true Independent. Donald Trump should apologize for his campaign rhetoric that continues to sound more and more racist against Mexicans and Muslims. Hillary Clinton needs to turn against the evil cabal of establishment insiders who run this country with power and…

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Does Hastert troubles trace back to Foley scandal?

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Does Hastert troubles trace back to Foley scandal?

Long before Dennis Hastert was tied to a sexual abuse coverup, he was the primary champion defending sexual accusations made against disgraced Congressman Mark Foley. Foley was accused of making inappropriate comments to male teenagers who worked at congress as pages. But it was Hastert who defended him and stood by him until the evidence was so overwhelming…

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Supreme Court Rejects Blagojevich Appeal

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The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the appeal of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich surrounding corruption conviction for trying to sell the presidents’ senate seat. The Monday decision, which let stand an appeals court ruling, was the final step in a series of efforts by the disgraced governor to overturn 13 charges stemming from the senate…

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Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

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Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

Most Baby Boomers and senior citizens are living on fixed incomes, many far below what any reasonable person needs to survive in today’s world. They can barely cover food and living requirements, let alone things like travel, clothing and even a little entertainment for themselves. They worked hard all their lives to build up this…

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Obama Appoints Merrick Garland For Supreme Court Seat

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Just hours before the Rose Garden ceremony to announce the Supreme Court nomination, word leaked that Merrick Garland will be the man chosen for the epic showdown between the White House and Senate Republicans. Garland, 63, is the chief judge on the powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He has…

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CDC Reports 31 Cases of Zika Virus in U.S., At Least 2 In Illinois

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The health organization does not believe the cases of Zika in the U.S. are transmittable and were contracted from foreign travel. The Zika virus has crossed into 11 U.S. states, infecting 31 people including two pregnant women in Illinois, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three pregnant women, the demographic of highest…

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