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26 min ago | The Miami Herald

Illinois gives early OK to $100M for Obama museum

An Illinois House committee has advanced a plan to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential museum and library to Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama

1 hr ago | Medical News

First Edition: April 17, 2014

Kaiser Health News : VA, California Panels Urge Costly Hepatitis C Drugs For Sickest Patients Kaiser Health News staff writer Julie Appleby reports: "Doctors should consider expensive new hepatitis C drugs for patients with advanced liver disease , including those awaiting transplants, but ask most others to wait for drugs in development, the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Health Insurance

5 hrs ago | John Locke Foundation

Barack Obama and voter suppression

Those who have followed North Carolina's voter ID debate closely might find some interest in a Daily Caller column from Hughey Newsome, member of the advisory council for Project 21. Claims that voter ID and other polling place protections are intentional attempts to suppress minority voters continue to garner headlines.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Call, ID

8 hrs ago | Nerve News

Obama nominates Indian American s district court judge

President Barack Obama has nominated yet another Indian American, Manish S Shah, to the key post of US District Court judge for the Northern District of his home state of Illinois.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Roll Call

Immigration, One Year Later: Obama Blames GOP, GOP Blames Obama

President Barack Obama and other Democrats are marking the one-year anniversary of the introduction of an immigration overhaul in the Senate by slamming House Republicans for failing to take up the issue - and GOP leaders are firing right back.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor

The Huffington Post

Obama, Biden Tout Competitive Job Grants

Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

Why foreign policy matters more to Rand Paul than anyone else running for president

They said containment will never, ever, ever, ever be our policy. We woke up one day, and Pakistan had nuclear weapons -- if that would have been our policy with Pakistan, we would have been at war with Pakistan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Mark Kirk, Senator Bob Menendez, Democrat, Barack Obama

Merced Sun-Star

If Walgreen Co. moves its HQ to Europe, blame Washington's tax failure

The Walgreen Co. drugstore chain got its start nearly a century ago in downstate Dixon, Ill., before moving its corporate headquarters to Chicago and eventually to north suburban Deerfield, Ill.

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Related Topix: Retail, Walgreens, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Deerfield, IL, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Insurance, AON

The Huffington Post

Americans Just Don't Think Kathleen Sebelius' Departure Will Matter Much

The impending departure of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is bringing forth a kind of shrug from her fellow Americans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, us Travel

The Huffington Post

Obama Commutes Prison Sentence Because Of A Typo

President Barack Obama is commuting the sentence of an inmate who got a longer prison sentence because of a typo.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Katy, TX, Michelle Obama

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Go Local

John Perilli: Peter Neronha, US Attorney & Rising Political Star?

He's a no-nonsense public servant who has battled white-collar crime and rooted out corruption.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, Barack Obama, North Providence, RI

The Huffington Post

Judge Upholds Corruption Charges Against Arkansas Treasurer

A federal judge Tuesday upheld the corruption conviction of Arkansas' former treasurer, saying prosecutors proved she illegally influenced interstate commerce and rejecting her argument that the case against her should have been heard by state authorities.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, William Jefferson, Democrat, US Senate, Illinois, Illinois Government

The Daily Caller

Even Obama can be accused of voter suppression

At the recent annual convention of Al Sharpton's National Action Network, President Obama said his political opponents are "pass[ing] laws to make it harder, not easier, to vote."

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Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama, Conservative Political News

Central Ohio

Minimum wage at the forefront, with eye on elections

A wave of efforts to raise the minimum wage at the state and local level will run through November, when voters in eight states could consider ballot measures to raise hourly rates higher than the current $7.25 federal rate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Illinois, State of the Union, Chris Christie, US Governors

My FOX Chicago

CTU praises Ald. Fioretti`s commuter tax proposal

An alderman, who first told FOX 32 News about his city income tax proposal two weeks ago, offered new details Monday and won praise from the Chicago Teachers Union.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Roosevelt University, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Huffington Post

How Three Jewish Junior Obama Staffers Brought The First Passover Seder To The White House

April 19, 2008 was a low point in Senator Obama's campaign to be the Democratic Presidential candidate.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Harrisburg, PA, us Travel, Travel, University of Pennsylvania

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Senator says U.S. unprepared for lingering military mental health challenges

"What we are learning," the Illinois Democrat said in an interview, "is that the cost of war goes way beyond the end of conflict."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Fort Hood, TX

Cavalier Daily

Sen. Tim Kaine lecture concludes decades of Sabato's intro class political speakers

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA, spoke to students in Politics Prof. Larry Sabato's "Introduction to American Politics" class Monday - the last public official to speak in one of Sabato's introductory classes after 35 years of teaching.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, Tim Kaine, Democrat, University of Missouri, John McCain, Republican

Real Clear Politics

The Man Who Keeps New Hampshire First

A few weeks ago, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner received a phone call from someone in Utah whom he'd never met.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, 9

My FOX Chicago

Quinn to tour state promoting housing program

Quinn spoke in Chicago on Monday in the first of four planned appearances around the state to urge people to take advantage of "Welcome Home Illinois" that offers homebuyers $7,500 for a down payment and interest rates as low as 3.75 percent for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Rod Blagojevich

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