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6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

What does a right wing nut job named Mark Kirk have in common with Madeline Albright?

As the death toll continues mount in Gaza, here in the good ol' USA it's full speed ahead to support the IDF genocide of Palestinian childrena because, as Madeline Albright said regarding the brutal starvation of 500,000+ Iraqi children: Lesley Stahl on U.S. sanctions against Iraq: We have heard that a half million children have died.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, TX

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Nation

How Partisanship Could Save Iran Diplomacy

Over the past two weeks, on the heels of an announced extension to nuclear talks with Iran, Republicans in the Senate introduced two measures that could erect obstacles in reaching and implementing a final agreement with the Islamic Republic.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Barack Obama, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

WLS-AM Chicago

Kirk optimistic about new plan to fix the VA

Story by 89 WLS Reporter Nick Gale U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is hopeful that there is a tentative agreement on a plan to fix the Veterans Administration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WGN-TV Chicago

Kirk speaks at rally: a In the Senate, we stand with Israela

Senator Mark Kirk addressed a rally in the Thompson Center Plaza Monday, telling the crowd, "In the Senate, we stand with Israel."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Palestine, IL

The Capitol Fax Blog

Rauner investing heavily in campaign infrastructure

One insider tells me that a combination of the state and national parties and the Rauner campaign is prepared to spend as much as $2 million just on an absentee ballot operation-perhaps seven or eight times as much as in 2010, when Republican state Sen. Bill Brady of Bloomington lost to Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Bill Brady, Pat Quinn

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Central American Children Coming To Illinois

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says his state is prepared to help "in whatever way necessary'' to preserve the well-being of unaccompanied children.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Urbana, IL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Two senators call for rollback of funding halt3:10 pm

The Obama administration took a giant step forward on clean energy last year when it ordered the Export-Import Bank to stop funding coal plants abroad.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Opinion

River Cities' Reader

Frerichs' Treasurer Campaign Beset by Gaffes

The dose measure a dose packet and drink all of time for purposes not take this medication guide important information you should not listed in this medication.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Illinois, US Politics, Illinois Government, Dixon, IL, Israel, World News, Middle East

Daily World

Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty

The former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday renewed his plea for full ratification of a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled people around the world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, John McCain

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel wants Chicago to shelter young immigrants

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is set to aggressively expand the amount of shelter available to children apprehended at the southern U.S. border, with plans to house as many as 1,000 additional young immigrants in Chicago by the end of this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Sen. Kirk's office challenges Illinois migrant figures

Recent data released by the federal government may reflect only a fraction of how many unaccompanied children apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border are in Illinois, with state officials saying hundreds more could be at shelters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Free Republic

The Biggest Election of 2014: Bruce Rauner may take the governorship...

If you want to know which individual political race has the biggest stakes in 2014, look no further than the Land of Lincoln.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Rod Blagojevich

Chicago Sun-Times

Kirk renews call for investigation, changes at Hines VA Hospital

Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., met Friday with a White House official to call for removing upper management at Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, which he said would create a culture of accountability for the embattled facility.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dick Durbin, Law, Employment / Labor Law

National Review Online

John Fund: The Moment of Truth on Corporate Welfare

The tea-party base often doesn't take seriously the GOP's commitment to shrinking government and has accused the GOP of ladling out benefits to the elite and well connected.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Sherrod Brown, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Nation

Anti-Diplomacy Groups Dominate Congressional Hearings on Iran Policy

Sen. Mark Kirk, R-IL, speaks during a Senate Appropriations Subcommitte hearing in support of Iran sanctions Last week, my colleague Ali Gharib and I published an article in The Nation in which we explored the influence of hawkish groups in shaping congressional legislation on Iran sanctions.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Capitol Fax Blog

Teh crazy

That was the cry that arose from some panicked Southland residents this week after more than 100 military vehicles suddenly appeared on the campus of Cook County's Oak Forest Health Center, 159th Street and Cicero Avenue.

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Related Topix: Cook County, IL, Oak Forest, IL, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US National Guard, US Military, Crestwood, IL, Robbins, IL

Sonoran News

Obamaa s not-so-secret Hud plan | by Robert Romano

Act now! Urge the Senate to adopt the Lee amendment to defund Obama's plan to resettle millions of illegal immigrants in your community! Last September, the National Council of La Raza issued comments in favor of a Department of Housing and Urban Development regulation, "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Silicon Alley Insider

'I Will Be Attacked as a Hater': Marco Rubio Explains Why He's Still Against Gay Marriage

Senator Marco Rubio , who is looking at running for president in 2016, gave a major speech on Wednesday outlining why he still holds fast to his socially conservative stance on same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Barack Obama, Democrat, Susan Collins

Myrtle Beach Online

Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty

Representatives from veterans groups and organizations for the disabled on Wednesday joined Dole and Republican Sens. John McCain, Kelly Ayotte and Mark Kirk along with Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin at a Capitol Hill news conference.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Tom Harkin, Democrat, Business News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Get the Export-Import Bank out of fossil fuels

The Obama administration took a giant step forward on clean energy last year when it ordered the Export-Import Bank to stop funding coal plants abroad.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Barack Obama, Opinion

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