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2 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

America, Our Debt-Ridden Nation

Most of the benefits, 69.7% came from non-means tested government programs that provide them to recipients who qualify regardless of income.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election, US Senate, Barack Obama

9 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

10 Things to Know for Friday, August 29

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with South African President Jacob Zuma in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Ukraine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama

13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Suburbs could be pivotal if Senate race catches fire

Democrat Richard Durbin is a three-term U.S. senator from Illinois. In all three of his Senate elections, Durbin has been a landslide winner .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Thu Aug 28, 2014

News Max

Chicago Politicians, Advocates Prepare For Possible Immigration Administrative Actions

As President Barack Obama nears a decision on what specific actions the administration will take on illegal immigration, Chicago's political and civic leaders joined immigration advocates at a meeting on Wednesday to discuss ways to ensure Chicago is a model for enrolling illegal immigrants into potential new benefit programs.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel

Breitbart.com

Amnesty Groups to Illegals: Fill Up Piggy Bank Ahead of Executive Amnesty

Before President Barack Obama potentially enacts executive amnesty "by the end of summer," amnesty advocates are urging illegal immigrants to start preparing now, including saving money to get potential work permits.

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

Roll Call

Army Veteran Shane Scherer Joins Roskam's Staff as Constituent Advocate | Hill Climber

Roskam has hired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Shane Scherer is joining his district office.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

KSFO AM 560

Prospect of Another DC Shutdown Looms over Immigration Showdown

The prospect of another economically and politically crippling government shutdown looms over President Obama's talk of taking executive action on immigration next month and Republican threats to thwart him by blocking certain funding measures.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Illinoisreview

What you may not know about illegal election activities that's not so funny

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Barack Obama, Prison

CBS Local

Rep. Gutierrez: Obama Can Use Executive Actions To Give Millions Of Immigrants Work Permits

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks about immigration during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Rep. Luis Gutierrez believes President Barack Obama can take executive actions on giving millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States work permits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama

Denver Post

Six years ago today, Barack Obama made history at Denver's Mile High stadium

Six years ago tonight, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination for president during a speech at Mile High Stadium in Denver.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, African-American, 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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The Fresno Bee

Obamaa s plans for immigrants worry both parties ahead of midterm elections

In the past few days, Democratic candidates in nearly every closely fought Senate race have criticized the idea of aggressive action by Obama.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

E.J. Dionne Jr. / The 2014 elections will reveal the limits of rage

The short-term future of politics in the nation's capital will be determined in large part by which party ends up in control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Opinion

Breitbart.com

Guti rrez: Dems Weren't True to Their Values in Not Passing Amnesty While in Majority

On Wednesday's "Your World" on the Fox News Channel, Rep. Luis Gutirrez attempted to make his case for what President Barack Obama should do as it pertains to him using his executive authority to pass some sort of amnesty.

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

TwinCities

Civil War officer to get Medal of Honor

A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Gettysburg, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Fox News

Will the Prez Call Out...The Oracle?

If you're waiting for President Obama to pull a Walgreen on Burger King , you're probably one pickle short of a whopper.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Tim Hortons, Warren Buffett, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Politico

Conrad: Obama 'more detached'

Former Democratic Sen. Kent Conrad, one of President Barack Obama's first allies in his 2008 presidential bid, said Wednesday that the president is "more detached" than he would like.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Kent Conrad, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Dick Durbin

Detroit Free Press

10 things to know about corporate inversions

A Burger King sign and a Tim Hortons sign are displayed in Ottawa, Ontario Aug. 25. / Sean Kilpatrick / Associated Press The transaction is called a corporate inversion, a maneuver that is becoming popular among companies looking to lower their tax bills.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat

Silicon Alley Insider

Obama Has A Very Impressive Diet, According to Australia's Ex-Foreign Minister

"Leader of the Free World and Leader of the Slim People of America", then Senator Barack Obama in a Honolulu vacation in August, 2008.

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

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