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Christie brings $2.5 million for Rauner, springs for hot dogs

After ordering a jumbo chili cheese dog with onions to go at Portillo's on Friday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he delivered a $2.5 million check to Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner and promised more to come.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Pat Quinn, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Illinois, Illinois Government

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Breitbart.com

McConnell Submits Bill to Keep Harry Reid from Exploiting Israel's Iron Dome in Border Crisis Package

With the immigration issue raging on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made a little-noticed move that could help Republicans stop Democratic Leader Harry Reid from jamming the GOP on immigration with the politics of the Israel-Hamas conflict.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Strategic Defense Initiative, Democrat, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger

Examiner.com

Is promised unilateral power play on immigration violating Take Care Clause?

Then-Senator Barack Obama speaks to a crowd on the campaign trail and admonishes President G. W. Bush over his use of Executive Power, and the President's avoidance of Congress.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama, Prison, George Bush

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

House Ethics panel investigating 2 congressmen

This Feb. 3, 2012, file photo shows House Energy and Power subcommittee Chairman Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., left, accompanied by the subcommittee's ranking Democrat, Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a committee hearing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ed Whitfield, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bobby Rush, US Senate

KHOU-TV Houston

House Ethics panel investigating 2 congressmen

The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it is looking into potential ethics violations by two congressmen, Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bobby Rush, Ed Whitfield, Republican, US Senate

Breitbart.com

Dem Rep Brags He's Working With Obama To Give 5 Million Illegals Amnesty

Friday on Morning Joe, Rep. Luis Gutirrez bragged about working with President Barack Obama and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to get as many as 5 million illegal immigrants amnesty using executive action and Mr. Obama's "prosecutorial discretion."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, Prison

CNN

A big hole in the heart of Obamacare

If you thought the Supreme Court's ruling two years ago remaking the individual mandate into a tax was the end of the legal threat to the Affordable Care Act, think again.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tax, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Rediff.com

EXCLUSIVE! Obama didn't know of Modi's US visa ban

The President was apparently unaware of the Narendra Modi visa ban controversy till April.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Asian-American, Indian-American, Hillary Clinton

River Front Times

Vintage Vinyl's Lew Prince Shrugs Off White House Award; Prefers Minimum Wage Hike

The co-owner of Vintage Vinyl was back in the nation's capital this week to receive a Champions of Change award from the White House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

In this May 22, 2014 file photo, protesters gather outside of the McDonald's Corporation headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill., the annual shareholders meeting demonstrating for higher wages and the right to unionize.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Oak Brook, IL, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Villa Park, IL, Family, Kids

Gawker

Osama bin Laden Murdered JFK Jr., Reports Shiny, Stapled Pages at 7-11

Star , a tentacle of tabloid kraken American Media, Inc. , has a special "Who Shot JFK Jr.!" issue out.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, New Jersey, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Las Vegas Sun

Obama calls for 'economic patriotism' from companies dodging taxes

Striking a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is demanding "economic patriotism" from American corporations that seek overseas mergers to avoid U.S. taxes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Walgreens, Retail, Senator Dick Durbin

Silicon Alley Insider

'I Will Be Attacked as a Hater': Marco Rubio Explains Why He's Still Against Gay Marriage

Senator Marco Rubio , who is looking at running for president in 2016, gave a major speech on Wednesday outlining why he still holds fast to his socially conservative stance on same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Mark Kirk, Susan Collins

The Detroit News

Huge-money brawl shaping up for Illinois governor's seat

Quinn, who is seeking a second full term, raised about $3.7 million in the three-month period that ended June 30, according to second-quarter campaign finance filings, and has about $12 million in his campaign fund.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Chicago Tribune

Obama bundler and Harvard law colleague confirmed as ambassador to Czech Republic

After a Senate vote today, Chicago attorney Andrew Schapiro, a law school colleague of President Barack Obama and key fundraiser for him, will become the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, Europe, World News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Bloomberg

Walgreen Chided For Tax-'Dodge' Prescription: Harry Reid

Balloons in the "Health Corner" conference room, used to host customer programs with local doctors and heathcare experts, at a Walgreen Co.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Detroit News

Huge-money brawl shaping up for Illinois governor's seat

Quinn, who is seeking a second full term, raised about $3.7 million in the three-month period that ended June 30, according to second-quarter campaign finance filings, and has about $12 million in his campaign fund.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Obama bundler and Harvard law colleague confirmed as ambassador to Czech Republic

After a Senate vote today, Chicago attorney Andrew Schapiro, a law school colleague of President Barack Obama and key fundraiser for him, will become the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, Europe, World News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Breitbart.com

Elizabeth Warren's Idiotic 11 Progressive Commandments

On Friday, Senator Elizabeth Warren , who is widely considered a possible challenger to 2016 Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, spoke about her "11 commandments" for progressives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Healthcare Law, Law, Democrat

Silicon Alley Insider

'I Will Be Attacked as a Hater': Marco Rubio Explains Why He's Still Against Gay Marriage

Senator Marco Rubio , who is looking at running for president in 2016, gave a major speech on Wednesday outlining why he still holds fast to his socially conservative stance on same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Mark Kirk, Susan Collins

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