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  1. Ernie Banks Memorial Service DetailsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... behalf of the State The Hon. Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, with a remembrance on behalf of the City The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., with a personal tribute John Rogers, Friend of Ernie Banks, with a personal tribute Jerry and Joey Banks, twin sons of ...

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  2. Rep. Robin Kelly responds to the NRA's vicious, dishonest and irrational attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    Once upon a time, the National Rifle Association was the final word on the issue of guns, and further, the NRA was the final arbiter on the U.S. Constitution's 2nd Amendment. Then along came a woman named Robin Kelly, who was one of many Democrats running in a special election in 2013 to replace Jesse Jackson Jr., in the Illinois' 2nd Congressional district.

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  3. MomentumCLOSING CIRCLESRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | American Reporter

    ... them. As the news was released, angry family members arrived to check on the gravesides of their loved ones. Jesse Jackson made an impromptu statement expressing his ire and saying, "there's a special place in hell" for those accused in this alleged ...

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  4. "Assault Gun" Kelly Strikes Again - U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly Teams ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Daily Caller

    ... campaign and helped her win the Chicago-area seat previously held by fellow gun control supporter Jesse Jackson, Jr., who is currently serving time in federal prison. Last summer, Kelly released the Kelly Report , a manifesto identifying a long list ...

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  5. Ernie Banks and politicsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... he thought the then-junior Senator from Illinois probably would have a tough time winning. "I met him at a Jesse Jackson dinner at Navy Pier," Banks said. "He was there speaking. I wanted to say hi to him. I talked to his assistant and I said I have ...

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  6. Duckworth, Foster, Bustos & Kelly all mull challenges to Sen. Mark KirkRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... friends." Kelly was sworn in April 9, 2013, in a special election to replace the now imprisoned former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in the 2nd Congressional District, anchored in the southern suburbs. She easily won re-election last November in the ...

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  7. Reaction to the death of Chicago Cubs great Ernie BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Albany Times Union

    ... be missed by Chicago baseball fans especially, but baseball fans everywhere will miss this hero." - The Rev. Jesse Jackson. "RIP "Mr Cub" Ernie Banks...thank you for your great contributions to the game of baseball!" - Detroit Tigers ace David ...

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  8. Ill. Dems May Face Costly Primary Fight to Unseat Sen. KirkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | News Max

    ... a challenge to Kirk, who is in his first six-year term. She won a special election in 2013 to replace Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is serving a 30-month federal prison term on fraud charges. Kelly had benefited from more than $2 million spent in the ...

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  9. ChicagoRep. Robin Kelly mulling Senate run...Continue ReadingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... anchored in Chicago's south suburbs. She won a special election to replace now imprisoned former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. It is unlikely all four would run against each other in a primary. But until Duckworth - seen as a frontrunner - makes a ...

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  10. Martin Luther King -- Under the Liberal BusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | American Thinker

    ... which included the mainstream media, all sorts of celebrities, and race baiters like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson demanded that Brown not be judged by concrete evidence of the quality of his character but that the color of his skin made him immune ...

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  11. Allen West, Dave Agema, And American RenaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | VDARE

    ... yourself, is this something you hear Al Sharpton addressing? Or President Obama, Eric Holder, Jeh Johnson or Jesse Jackson? I'm quite sure the progressive socialist left will criticize me for sharing this article - that's just who they are - they ...

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  12. On Native GroundTHE Sudden Death of a Small TownRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | American Reporter

    ... them. As the news was released, angry family members arrived to check on the gravesides of their loved ones. Jesse Jackson made an impromptu statement expressing his ire and saying, "there's a special place in hell" for those accused in this alleged ...

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  13. Glenn Beck 'Shocked' After Seeing 'Selma' Over the WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | TheBlaze.com

    ... for what he did and didn't do when he was alive. Not what his family has done or what his supporters like Jesse Jackson have done, but what he did. And this movie shows you what he did, and I believe in a very accurate way." Beck was shocked that ...

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  14. Springfield Councilor E. Henry Twiggs was in Selma with Rev. Martin Luther KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | MassLive.com

    ... I became very well acquainted with many of Dr. King's top lieutenants, including the Revs. Shuttlesworth, Jesse Jackson, James Orange, C.T. Vivian, Andrew Young, and others. I was in Dr. King's company on numerous occasions and was able to develop a ...

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  15. Thousands send dog photos to cheer up Arizona teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WKOW-TV

    ... woman is challenging the state's "cocaine mom" law that put her in jail for 18 days. Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson is in Milwaukee for a rally to draw more attention to the Dontre Hamilton case. Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson is in Milwaukee ...

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  16. Like Obama, Ed Brooke Was Groomed For National PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | News Max

    ... the U.S. to "stop the bombing." As future pundits would write of Obama having little in common with the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton, Hess and Broder wrote that Brooke "has as little in common with [controversial and flamboyant black New York ...

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  17. "It's (Still) a TARP!"Read the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Newmark's Door

    ... of New York, Representative Barney Frank of Massachusetts, Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Representative Jesse Jackson of Illinois, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, etc. The people who actually opposed bailouts by voting against ...

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  18. Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... Unlike those two, however, he never ran for president, despite pleas to do so in 1988 and 1992. The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who also spoke at the 1984 convention, said Cuomo's supporters "literally begged him to run." Jackson said Cuomo's brand of ...

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  19. Pioneering senator Brooke dead at 95Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 3 | Boston Herald

    Sen, Edward Brooke raises the hand of the Rev, Jesse Jackson after Jackson finished talking to the crowd of Brooke Supporters at Boston City Hall Plaza. Former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke III, a liberal Republican and civil rights champion who was the first black to win popular election to the U.S. Senate, paving the way for scores of minority politicians including President Obama, died yesterday at age 95. "Before there was a President Barack Obama, there was a Sen. Edward W. Brooke," Ralph Neas, Brooke's former chief counsel, told the Herald.

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  20. Mario Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Review

    ... Unlike those two, however, he never ran for president, despite pleas to do so in 1988 and 1992. The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who also spoke at the 1984 convention, said Cuomo's supporters "literally begged him to run." Jackson said Cuomo's brand of ...

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