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Thursday | Forbes.com

E-Cigarette Restrictions 'For The Children' Could Be Deadly For Adults

Last year I gave our oldest daughter an electronic cigarette kit for her 20th birthday.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Medicine, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Family, Kids, Law, Healthcare Law, Marketing

Thursday | Fleet Owner Magazine

DOT judge reverses FMCSA's shutdown of DND International

Barely two weeks after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shut down Napierville, IL-based DND International , a Dept.

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

Thursday | Free Republic

Kirk reverses, will campaign for Oberweis against Durbin

Sen. Mark Kirk said Tuesday he will in fact campaign for Republican Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, despite earlier refusing because of his relationship with incumbent Sen. Dick Durbin .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Switched

Christian Leaders Call For Ending Drug War, Mass Incarceration

As the Easter holiday approaches, several Christian leaders called for the U.S. to end the war on drugs and mass incarceration of offenders.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Gary, IN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE - Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk will visit Scott Air Force Base Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Democrat

Illinoisreview

Durbin thumbs down on tobacco and e-cigs; thumbs up on cannabis

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: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Washington, IL, Drugs

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Roll Call

Ban on E-Cig Sales, Marketing to Children Pushed by Durbin, Waxman

Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin of Illinois and House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry A. Waxman of California want the Obama administration to regulate e-cigarette products the same way as traditional tobacco products.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Patch.com

Grayslake Awarded Federal Funds for Pedestrian Access Improvements on Route 83

The following information comes from a Office of the Governor Pat Quinn press release.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

State announces $4.7 million for bike, pedestrian trails in metro-east

The state plans to invest more than $4.7 million in bike and pedestrian trails in the metro-east as part of a federally-funded program encouraging transportation-related projects, according to the office of Governor Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Illinois, Madison County, IL, Madison, IL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Common Dreams

The Ryan Budget Shows What Republicans Want To Do To America

Sometimes a budget is a moral document. Sometimes it's a threat. With the passage of Rep. Paul Ryan's latest austerian budget, the GOP is once again spelling out very clearly what they want to do to America.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Democrat, Medicaid, Health, Liberal Political News

Groong

AAA: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Adopts Armenian Genocide Resolution

PRESS RELEASE Date: April 10, 2014 ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA Contact: Taniel Koushakjian Telephone: 393-3434 Email: aaapress@gmail.com Web: www.aaainc.org SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE ADOPTS ARMENIAN GENOCIDE RESOLUTION WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved S.Res.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Contact, Science Fiction Movies, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Harry Reid

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Transport Topics

Sen. Durbin Asks DOT's Inspector General to Audit FMCSA Investigative Practices

Sen. Dick Durbin has asked the Transportation Department's Inspector General for an audit of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's investigative practices.

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

The Capitol Fax Blog

Oberweis unveils minimum wage hike plan

State Sen. Jim Oberweis , who is challenging U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin in the November election, has reversed his stance on the minimum wage, and unveiled his own plan to raise it to $10 per hour over three years for adult workers.

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

The Washington Post

States dona t wait for feds on e-cigarette restrictions

A group of Democratic senators called on federal regulators Monday to restrict e-cigarettes and pushed them to act immediately to curb how the devices are advertised.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Sherrod Brown

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Cass County Star-Gazette

Sen. Durbin visits Beardstown

By Kim Watson For the Star-Gazette U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, the second-ranked Democrat in the United States Senate, stopped in Beardstown for a visit at Yesterday's Cafe on March 22. Durbin greeted a group of residents and addressed some pressing issues of the community, the state and nation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Beardstown, IL, Meredosia, IL, Morgan County, IL

Connecticut Post

GOP derails gender pay gap bill in Senate

This Aug. 1, 2013 file photo shows Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., flanked by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Charles Schumer, Barack Obama, Harry Reid

SFGate

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This Aug. 1, 2013 file photo shows Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., flanked by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, US News, Charles Schumer

Anchorage Daily News

Gender pay gap bill faces tough road in Senate

This Aug. 1, 2013 file photo shows Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., flanked by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Charles Schumer, Barack Obama, Harry Reid

Tue Apr 08, 2014

News24

Senator calls 'Cuba Twitter' a cockamamie idea

News24 has launched the latest update to their Elections 2014 platform - comprehensive interactive election results maps that work across all web and mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Air Force to finish rocket engine review by May

The U.S. Air Force is studying how its ability to launch satellites into space could be affected if its supply of Russian-built rocket engines is cut off, according to a top service official.

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Related Topix: US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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