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15 min ago | Newsday

Census reports drop in young adult voters in 2012 elections

The voting rate of young adults dropped between the 2008 and 2012 elections, a departure from the increase seen in the presidential races in 2004 and 2008, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report.

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4 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

Bronze statue of Roger Ebert unveiled at Ebertfest

The director of the upcoming "X-Men" film is calling a lawsuit accusing him of raping an aspiring model and actor in 1999 a shakedown.

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6 hrs ago | The Nation

Net Neutrality Will Only Be Saved If Citizens Raise an Outcry

When Barack Obama was running for president in 2007, he earned a great deal of credibility with tech-savvy voters by expressing support for net neutrality that was rooted in an understanding that this issue raises essential questions about the future of open, free and democratic communications in America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Illinois, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

Hillary Clinton presidential bid wouldbe - great,' Caroline Kennedy says

Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador to Japan, says it would be "great" if Hillary Rodham Clinton runs for president.

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15 hrs ago | Townhall

Despite Gun Sales Being Banned in Chicago, Police Superintendent...

Last night on The Kelly File, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul discussed the recent and ongoing rash of violence in the Windy City.

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Related Topix: Guns, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Family, Kids, Teenagers

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KAUZ

Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

A technology committee is poised to make a final recommendation for the future of Cover Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange.

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

TheBlaze.com

Gun Rights Expanded in Georgia Under New Law

Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.

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Washington Times

HANSON: Harry Reid, trying to channel Tailgunner Joe

We should ask Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid the same question once posed to Sen. Joseph McCarthy by U.S. Army head counsel Robert N. Welch: "Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?" Mr. Reid is back in the news for denigrating the peaceful supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, a ... (more)

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WFAA-TV Dallas

George Clooney blows up in Vegas over Obama insults

APRIL 27: Actor George Clooney and Sen. Barack Obama listen to a question at The National Press Club Newsmaker's Program April 27, 2006 in Washington, DC.

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Illinoisreview

Taxpayer subsidies for Lincoln Museum raise questions about Obama Library

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Northwestern University

Northwestern Law Alumnus Named New White House Counsel

W. Neil Eggleston, a 1978 graduate of Northwestern University School of Law, has been named the new White House counsel by President Barack Obama.

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Chicago Tribune

Oberweis, Rauner refuse to back Senate-approved immigration reform measure

The two candidates at the top of the Illinois Republican ticket this fall spoke at an event Tuesday designed to pressure the state's GOP congressional delegation to pass sweeping immigration changes, but both refused to give their outright support for the legislation that's already passed the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 22, 2014

American Reporter

Reporting: PakistanU.S. Arms Sales Bring Bloodshed, Bankruptcy to Pakistan

There should have been absolutely no controversy in a resolution presented in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this past week.

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News Max

Democrats Accused of 'Sneaky' Politics on Obama Library

Illinois House Republican leader Jim Durkin is crying foul over a Democratic move to designate $100 million in state funds for Barack Obama's presidential library and museum.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school choice is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue, but a fight between the "dead-enders" and "those who believe in innovation."

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Billboard

Barack Obama Pays Tribute to Frankie Knuckles In Letter to...

Three weeks following the death of Frankie Knuckles , a letter has surfaced from President Barack Obama that pays tribute to the late Chicago DJ/producer and offers condolences to his family and friends.

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Spin

Barack and Michelle Obama Honor Frankie Knuckles as 'Trailblazer'

Franke Knuckles was taken from us earlier this month, but the Chicago house DJ's influence reached all the way around the planet - including to the Leader of the Free World.

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The Wichita Eagle

Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention

The DNC on Tuesday said the party will accept proposals through June 6 and will pick a host city either late this year or early in 2015.

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Hollywood Reporter

Bill Ayers, Noam Chomsky to Appear in Dinesh D'Souza's New Film

The follow-up to "2016: Obama's America" will feature several prominent progressives, including Alan Dershowitz and Charles Truxillo, airing controversial opinions.

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Detroit Free Press

In playing the race card, Obama pulls a joker

President Barack Obama shakes hands with the Rev. Al Sharpton as he prepares to speak at Sharpton's National Action Network conference on April 11 in New York.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, African-American, Associated Press, Opinion

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