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3 hrs ago | News Max

Conservatives Deride Effort to Rig Electoral College

Conservatives slammed the campaign to effectively end the Electoral College's role in presidential elections, saying that the National Popular Vote Compact circumvents the Constitution, saying it resembled President Barack Obama's abuse of the law through his extensive use of executive orders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Illinois

8 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

And So It Begins: 'Chelsea's Pregnancy Was A Forced Hillary Campaign Ploy'

Pointing to an interview Chelsea gave to Glamour Magazine last year in which she said that she and her husband had "decided we were going to make 2014 the Year of the Baby, and please, call my mother and tell her that.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

12 hrs ago | American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Good Scissors: Bane of Childhood

This is how it starts, this elaborate electoral dance with the country's voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Colorado Springs, CO, Democrat, Barack Obama

16 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois schools get waiver from No Child Left Behind progress mandate

Illinois joined the long list of states that have received a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law, the U.S. Department of Education announced Friday, which means its school districts won't be punished financially or labeled as failures if all students don't score well on standardized tests.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

20 hrs ago | 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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Mail

Labour hires Obama spin chief who backed higher energy bills:...

My bonnet's bigger than yours! From Dean Martin to Judy Garland, vintage photographs reveal the pomp and circumstance of New York's Easter Parade The new miracle skincare? The $100 face serum line that has been awarded a patent for preventing cancer by repairing DNA Ed Miliband has hired a controversial American election guru on a six-figure salary ... (more)

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Related Topix: Easter Parade, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Jazz, Judy Garland, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, 2008 Presidential Election, US Senate, Democrat

KWWL-TV Waterloo

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Hillary Clinton, Pennsylvania, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Russia Taday

New York joins fight to elect US president by popular vote

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that could help revamp future presidential elections by agreeing to award the state's 29 electoral votes to the candidate that is most favored on a national level.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, Prison, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

Daily Record

Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.

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

The Daily Caller

Illinois lawmakers pushing $100 million Obama library subsidy

The Illinois House is set to vote on whether to allocate $100 million in state funds to Barack Obama's presidential library, if it's built in Chicago.

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

WKXW-FM Trenton

Clock Ticking for States on Health Exchanges

For the more than 30 states -including New Jersey- that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.

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

Lincoln Daily News

Extending federal unemployment would help 64,000 Illinois workers

When federal long-term unemployment benefits ended in December, 74,000 Illinois workers immediately lost their temporary help.

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

CBS Local

Ill. Legislators Advance Plan To Devote $100M For Obama Presidential Library

President Barack Obama walks alongside Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel upon Obama's arrival on Air Force One at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Ill., on May 29, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, University of Chicago

The Huffington Post

Obama Praises Wounded Bikers For 'Seeing Each Other Through The Finish Line'

President Barack Obama says the site of wounded veterans biking at the White House is a mark of how far they've come.

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

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

Charles Koch's Character: The Assassinating!: Live From the Roasterie CXLIV: April 18, 2014

Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable... Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012 : Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar: What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri? : From DeKalb County Illinois south to St.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Dekalb County, IL

PolitiFact

Mailbag: 'Everyone fails this fact-check'

It's spring. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping and PolitiFact's readers are still giving us an earful.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Harkin, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, US Governors

The Washington Post

Let the jockeying for the Obama museum begin.

President Obama has more than two years left in the White House, but that hasn't stopped a scramble over the possible location of his presidential library from starting.

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Roll Call

Ratings Change: Illinois' 10th District

Illinois' 10th District was drawn by Democrats to elect a Democrat, and it did just that in 2012 when Brad Schneider defeated GOP Rep. Robert Dold.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Representative Robert Dold, US Senate, Republican, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama

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

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