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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Kirk Reverses Course, Endorses Oberweis Against Durbin

Seeking to unseat U.S. Sen. Durbin in November, Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis on Thursday welcomed the belated support of Durbin's GOP colleague on Capitol Hill, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk.

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

7 hrs ago | Groong

ISTANBUL: 'Turkey will not remain silent over 'genocide resolution' if adopted'

In his remarks in Mexico City, where he was attending informal talks with his counterparts from Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea and Australia, Davutoglu said the resolution would not have any negative effects on Ankara-Washington ties at this stage, but stressed that Turkey will not remain silent if the resolution is adopted by the Senate.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Mexico, Robert Menendez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

17 hrs ago | Nerve News

Obama nominates Indian American s district court judge

President Barack Obama has nominated yet another Indian American, Manish S Shah, to the key post of US District Court judge for the Northern District of his home state of Illinois.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Illinoisreview

Thorner: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson keynotes Lake County GOP gala

The Lake County Republican Federation held its 52nd Annual Spring Gala with U.S. Senator Ron Johnson as keynote speaker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Representative Robert Dold, US House of Representatives

My FOX Chicago

Durbin banks more than $6M for 2014 Senate bid

The full report, which was due on Tuesday, has not yet been processed and posted online by the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Henry Waxman, Democrat, US Senate, Republican

The Washington Post

Why foreign policy matters more to Rand Paul than anyone else running for president

They said containment will never, ever, ever, ever be our policy. We woke up one day, and Pakistan had nuclear weapons -- if that would have been our policy with Pakistan, we would have been at war with Pakistan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Bob Menendez, Barack Obama, Democrat

The Miami Herald

Kirk will campaign for Oberweis in Senate race

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll now campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, weeks after saying he wouldn't actively campaign for the dairy magnate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois

Retailwire.com

Retailers to establish center to deal with cyber threats

The National Retail Federation announced on Monday it plans to establish an Information Sharing and Analysis Center to provide retailers with information on cyber security threats identified by other merchants, the government, law enforcement and financial services firms.

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Related Topix: CIO News, BooksAMillion, Retail, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Herald

Illinois Tea Party members call for GOP mutiny

State Rep. Jeanne Ives applauded the efforts of Tea Party members to shake up the GOP Tuesday, but she focused most of her remarks on safe criticism of Illinois Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government, St. Charles, IL

PanArmenian Network

U.S. envoy, Turkey's AKP rep. discuss Armenian Genocide resolution

PanARMENIAN.Net - U.S. ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone and Justice and Development Party Deputy Head Mehmet Ali Sahin discussed the U.S. Senate committee's adopting of the Armenian Genocide Resolution, TRT Haber said.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, US Senate, Adam Schiff, George Radanovich, Republican

Belleville News Democrat

Durbin and Air Force Secretary James to tour Scott on Tuesday

Durbin and James, along with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., and Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, will tour Scott's Air Operations Center and the 126th Air Refueling Wing.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Information Technology

National Retail Federation Announces Information-Sharing Platform

The National Retail Federation is moving forward with the creation of a program that will provide retailers access to information on cybersecurity threats identified by retailers, government and law enforcement agencies and partners in the financial services sector.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, CIO News, Prison

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Il. Senator Kirk hopes to bring more defense jobs to St. Louis

The Senator wants the Navy to purchase 22 additional EA-18-G "Growler" jets, equipped with special jamming technology that can disable enemy fighter's electronics.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, St Louis County, MO

JD Supra

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Measure to Reauthorize and...

Yesterday, Sens. Chuck Schumer , Mark Kirk , Mike Johanns , Dean Heller , Jack Reed , and Chris Murphy introduced a measure to reauthorize and extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act program-which is set to expire at the end of the year-for an additional seven years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Jack Reed, Democrat

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Odd couple: Durbin holds his fire as Kirk rips lawyers: Lynn Sweet

A question about a Democratic pay equity bill that failed in the Senate last week triggered a tirade from Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., against Democratic trial lawyers while Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., sitting next to him, silently stared at his hands, mute as a result of their non-aggression pact.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dick Durbin, Senator Deb Fischer

MyFoxAtlanta

GOP, Dems clash over online domain name oversight

Republican opposition to Obama administration plans to spin off U.S. oversight of the Internet's domain name system is evolving into an election-year political fight, with GOP lawmakers using it as the latest front in their attacks on President Barack Obama's trustworthiness.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Greg Walden, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bob Goodlatte, Barack Obama, Democrat

WYMG-FM Springfield

KIRK: U.S. Should Publish List Of Risky Airports

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk wants the federal government to alert American air travelers about which airports around the world are failing to routinely check passengers for stolen passports.

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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Trend

'Armenian genocide' resolution shelved, as US Senate recesses

A resolution that recognizes the 1915-16 killings of Ottoman Armenians as a genocide, which passed at the U.S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee on April 10 by bipartisan vote, has failed to reach the floor, the HA1 4rriyet Daily News reported.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Bob Menendez, US News, Republican

The Motley Fool

Proposed Bill Would Reduce Your Fraud Liability on Debit Cards

From a fraud protection standpoint, debit cards are considered inferior to credit cards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner

Daily Herald

Bill would alert travelers about passport checks

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk wants the federal government to alert American air travelers about which airports around the world are failing to routinely check passengers for stolen passports.

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

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