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Powerful, sobering remarks from Congressman Chris Smith

Congressman Chris Smith , Dean of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation will address the NJ Chamber of Commerce's Annual Walk to Washington Dinner this evening.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Park Record

Students can continue to DREAM in Utah

In 2001, U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch and U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin introduced the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, also known as the DREAM Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah Government, Utah, Immigration Reform, Democrat, Kamas, UT

InformationWeek

Contacting Congress Just Got Easier

Electronic Frontier Foundation and more than 100 volunteer developers are working on a tool that pairs public domain data with free software interfaces.

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Related Topix: US News, Non-Profit, GitHub, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Patch.com

Quinn Announces Bike, Walking Trail Improvements in Cook County

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

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Toledo Blade

Brown warns of student load debt

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, left, talks to Perrysburg High students about student loan costs on Monday.

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Related Topix: US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Owens Illinois, Perrysburg, OH

Reason Magazine

Save E-Cigarettes From the Children

I thought of Francine while reading "Gateway to Addiction," a recent report that claims e-cigarette companies "market their products to youth" by offering flavors "that could appeal to children and teens."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Healthcare Law, Law, Marketing, Teenagers

Sun Apr 20, 2014

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, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Kirk

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Drone strike kills several Al-Qaeda terrorists including key members

A U.S. military drone strike overnight killed several Al-Qaeda terrorists, including key members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula based in Yemen .

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Kenya, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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

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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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

Scott Air Force Base hosting top-ranking officialScott Air Force Base ...

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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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

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