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1 min ago | 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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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, John McCain, Republican

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

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Barack Obama

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Frankie Knuckles, House, Barack Obama

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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Related Topix: Frankie Knuckles, House, Michelle Obama, Dj's, Dance, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama

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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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Illinois, Illinois Government

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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Related Topix: Obama's America, Books, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Entertainment

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

Lincoln Daily News

Qualifications for public office

The Congress is not off the hook either; the democrat led Senate stonewalls any attempt to make the President accountable for his actions of using his 'pen and phone.'

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee

American Reporter

Dungeons of DebtBEST Buy Charges $15 to Pay Bills Days Before they're Due

Partisan politics paused for a breath in toss-up state Colorado Monday, as the Democratic presidential candidate and the Republican vice-presidential pick both sought to sooth Americans shocked Monday morning by news of Wall Street's steepest drop since the Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ken Salazar, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Colorado, Colorado Government, George Bush, US Governors, Sarah Palin

American Reporter

On Native GroundOIL Drilling in the Arctic: an Ecological Disaster Waiting to Happen

AURORA, Colo., July 30, 2008 -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain brought his trademark humor and down-home charm to Colorado for the second time in a week today, seeking to shore up support in this "battleground state."

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 21, 2014

OpEdNews

It Is Time to Bury the "Honest Broker" Deception

Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East, Winner of the 2014 Lionel Trilling Book Award In John Ford's film, The Searchers , Ethan is talking with his bother Aaron.

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Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, The Searchers, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, John Wayne, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Israel, World News, Middle East, University of Chicago

Switched

Dick Durbin Wants To Bring Back Earmarks And He's Pushing Obama To Support Him

Sen. Dick Durbin , the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate, is quietly pushing the reinstitution of earmarks as a way of greasing the legislative wheels.

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

National Public Radio

Clinton White House Lawyer Named Top Obama Counsel

President Barack Obama is naming a prominent white collar defense attorney and veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as his new top lawyer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Kirkland and Ellis, Law

Sunherald.com

Durkin says Obama library unaffordable for Ill.

Minority Leader Jim Durkin of Western Springs says it's "ironic" that Democrats have been threatening cuts in education and state services if a temporary income tax increase isn't made permanent this year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Tax

The Huffington Post

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Democrats Have 2014 Advantage Over GOP 'Extremists'

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz rejected speculation Sunday that Democrats will get trounced in the 2014 midterm elections, instead arguing that Republicans are poised to lose heavily given their propensity to nominate "extremists."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, US Senate, Barack Obama

Sun Apr 20, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumNO More Mr. Nice Guy

AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Aug. 28, 2008 -- The Democratic Party celebrated its hard-fought choice of a presidential nominee with world-class music, triumphal speeches and a mile-high fireworks display that mirrored the powerful emotions on display at Invesco Field in Denver as the first African-American in American history ... (more)

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Democratic National Convention, Denver, CO, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Brian Schweitzer

Daily Kos

become deeper and more complex

Last night I heard him sing at Carnegie Hall with an orchestra, tonight by himself or with one frame drummer in front of maybe 100 people.

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

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Activism, Marijuana, Food Poisoning, Health, Law, Healthcare Law, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

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