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Yesterday | Milling Journal

IL Sen. Durbin Urges STB to Closely Monitor Rail Capacity Ahead of Expected Record Harvest

Washington, DC-U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Aug. 27 sent a letter to Surface Transportation Board Chairman Dan Elliot asking him to monitor possible impacts to rail service capacity in Illinois ahead of an expected record harvest this crop season.

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Yesterday | 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, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Herald

Companya s move is the ultimate statement

Jelly Belly executives announced that production of the iconic jelly bean will no longer take place in North Chicago, where it has been produced for close to 100 years.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Biden, Emanuel, Quinn call for minimum wage hike

Mayor Rahm Emanuel laughs with Gov. Pat Quinn during a January breakfast honoring Rev.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Breakfast, Life, Food, Joe Biden, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin

Los Angeles Times

Burger King,Tim Hortons talks could turn up heat on tax inversions

Burger King and Tim Hortons would locate a combined company in Canada, which has a lower tax rate than U.S. Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s potential acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. could flame-broil the already simmering debate in Washington about new limits on off-shore tax shifting after the companies confirmed a new ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Life, Food, Fast Food, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Sander Levin

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Sen. Durbin blames Canadian National for Amtrak delays

CARBONDALE, Ill. - U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Springfield, addressed the continued delays on the Chicago-Champaign-Carbondale line, saying the priority given to freight trains along lines operated by Canadian National has caused Amtrak trains on the Chicago-Champaign-Carbondale route to be delayed more than half the time.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Ad salesman's apology will clear extortion charge

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee County, WI, Menasha, WI, Manitowoc, WI, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Milwaukee, WI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Switched

Durbin Sparks Backlash After Praising Prison As Job-Creator

Sen. Dick Durbin speaks during the Senate Democrats' news conference on March 26. Sen. Dick Durbin has spoken out time and again on the floor of the Capitol in Washington about the injustice of a criminal justice system that has filled America's jails and prisons with more than 2 million people.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Prison, Democrat, Roll Call, Representative Cheri Bustos, US House of Representatives

WebCPA

The Quest for U.S. Tax Reform: Fact or Fiction

On August 5, Senators Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Jack Reed, D-R.I. urged President Obama to take independent action to stop the tax-avoidance practice commonly known as corporate inversions.

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Related Topix: Alternative, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, US House of Representatives, Sander Levin

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Illinoisreview

Taxpayers United: Durbin wants to deny right to self-defend

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, Democrat, Life, Self Defense, Senator Dick Durbin, Guns

Detroit News

Sales taxes on e-commerce in America are a very, very bad idea

The nation's biggest retailers and their allies on Capitol Hill are getting nervous.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Opinion

Illinoisreview

Taxpayers United: Durbin wants to deny right to self-defend

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, Democrat, Life, Self Defense, Senator Dick Durbin, Guns

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Daily Caller

We Might See HUGE Taxes Just For Using The Internet, Thanks To Harry Reid

State governments always seem to find creative ways to tax Americans, so why haven't they taxed us for using the Internet yet? It's because we're protected by the Internet Tax Freedom Act - but if the Senate doesn't pass a permanent extension of the act by Nov. 1, we might see $15-$20 additions to our phone bills for Internet usage.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Tax, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Conservative Political News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Candy Industry

Walgreens

You have to give Ben Franklin his due - he had a knack of saying clever things. That's probably why he's on a C-note.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Examiner.com

Dick Durbin bullies Walgreen's

Tax inversion is currently being demonized, on the national stage, as a "clever tax dodge" and an "unpatriotic" move by corporations that don't care about this country.

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Seeking Alpha

AbbVie's Acquisition Of Shire: Skepticism Creates Buying Opportunity

On June 30, 2014, Dr. Paul Nunzio DeSantis wrote a Seeking Alpha article that predicted the acquisition of Shire by AbbVie for $54 B. Nearly 3 weeks later, on July 18, the acquisition was announced for .

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

WHAS11

Photos: Famous southpaws

AUGUST 09: U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 with Sen. Brian Schatz , Sen. Angus King , Sen. Richard Durbin , Rep. Joe Courtney and Rep. John Kline and others in the Oval Office at the White House August 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Angus King, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Republican, John Kline

Mon Aug 11, 2014

RiverBender.com

More Trains Between Carbondale and Chicago Discussed

Amtrak and the Illinois Department of Transportation are looking at adding trains on the route between Carbondale and Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Democrat

Sun Aug 10, 2014

4029TV.com

Partisan divisions emerge over U.S. mission in Iraq

As the U.S. continues limited, targeted airstrikes for the third day in Iraq, political divisions around the scope of U.S. involvement are emerging in Washington.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US News, Metal, Isis, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

New York Post

Obamaa s plan to stop ISIS panned by both sides of aisle

President Obama's military plan to halt ISIS advances with limited air strikes and relief drops to besieged minorities trapped in mountain camps came under fire from left and right Sunday - and even Hillary Clinton took a shot at his foreign policy.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Democrat

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