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16 hrs ago | Washington Times

US Sen. Durbin says he's taking Oberweis seriously

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he's taking his opponent in the November election more seriously than any challenger since he first was elected to the Senate nearly two decades ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Apr 19, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Quinn: Tighter controls after Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

The state of Illinois is trying to recoup roughly $12 million its Medicaid program paid in medical services for dead recipients.

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

Chicago Sun-Times

Kirk tried to balance personal, political

After U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., suffered a major stroke in early 2012, a whispering campaign quickly followed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sugar Grove, IL, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Wedding

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Capitol Fax Blog

BGA: Rauner firm holds state contracts; political round-up

Since December 2012, GTCR has owned Correctional Healthcare Cos., which got a five-year contract with a five-year renewal option from the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice in February 2013 to provide medical, dental and mental health evaluations and treatment for the approximately 900 inmates, ages 13 to 20, of six state-run youth detention ... (more)

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

Scanews.com

Sen. Kirk Calls On Congress To Extend Fighter Jet Production in St. Louis

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois held a press conference Monday after touring the facility where Boeing builds the Navy's EA-18 G Growler.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Warner talks about federal accounting system, TWIC cards

Senator Mark Warner was in Hampton Roads Thursday for a meeting at Naval Station Norfolk and stopped by the WAVY Newsroom to talk about some hot button issues - your money and security at military installations.

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

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

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

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

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