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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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ADF rebukes Al Franken for ‘hate group’ label after anti-Catholic attacks by Dianne Feinstein, Dick Durbin

During Wednesday’s judicial confirmation hearing for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Amy Barrett, the Notre Dame law professor came under fire from several Democratic senators. While anti-Catholic comments More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Student Loan Forgiveness Program at a Standstill under Trump Administration

A letter from Illinois Senator Richard J. Durbin reveals that not a single application for student loan forgiveness under the borrower defense statute has been approved since Donald Trump has taken office. With More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Jeff Sessions’ ‘extremist record’ attacked by Hispanic Group without evidence

Ahead of the confirmation of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Voto Latino, the leading civic media organization empowering American Latino millennials, released a statement by CEO Maria Teresa More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Harry Reid comes out ‘pulling’ for Donald Trump, talks fundraising

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) recalled “the good old days” when Donald Trump “did a fundraiser or two for me.” Reid was asked outside a closed policy luncheon on Capitol Hill More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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Dick Durbin Quotes

This dozen … running for president on the Republican side, they’re trying to out-trump one another, get tougher with terrorists. Oh, they’re tough as can be in their speeches but when it comes down More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Justice Fellowship backs Sen Mike Lee, Dick Durbin bill on ‘Smarter’ sentencing

Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced the Smarter Sentencing Act, which will advance more proportionate sentencing for non-violent federal drug offenses. The current federal prison system’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Mother of Trayvon Martin calls for end to ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws, ‘is not working’

Trayvon Martin’s mother told a panel of senators Tuesday that state “stand your ground” self-defense laws do not work and must be amended. Sybrina Fulton appeared before the Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 7th, 2013
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Harry Reid ‘Why would we’ help one cancer patient, then insults intelligence of reporter asking

The government shutdown has created a lot of bizarre statements but Harry Reid’s response to a reporter pressing in funding the NIH ranks at the top. Harry Reid caricature by donkeyhotey [email protected] The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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Ted Cruz includes ‘Duck Dynasty’ and ‘Star Wars’ references into his 21-hour speech on defunding Obamacare

Sen. Ted Cruz brought up popular shows and movies such as Duck Dynasty and Star Wars  during his marathon speech advocating for the defunding of Obamacare in the U.S. Senate. “Jeff said ‘Faith, family More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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AG Eric Holder announces no more mandatory sentences for low-level, nonviolent drug offenders

Attorney General Eric H. Holder announced Monday that low-level, nonviolent drug offenders with no ties to gangs or large-scale drug organizations will no longer be charged with offenses that impose severe mandatory More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 11th, 2013
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Dianne Feinstein backs Media Shield Law to protect only ‘real reporters’

California Senator Dianne Feinstein has proposed an amendment to the Media Shield Law, a law targeting the First Amendment which would limit the law’s protection only to “real reporters,” not bloggers and More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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Sen Pat Leahy retreats on attempt to sneak gay marriage in immigration reform bill

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy withdrew two amendments to immigration reform that would have provided protections and legitimacy to same-sex couples Tuesday night. At the end of the committee’s More...

By Judy Aron On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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Testimony On The Immigration Bill by ICE officer Chris Crane VIDEO

Illegal Immigration still is a huge problem for this country… mostly because our laws are not being enforced and we have an administration which seems to be purposefully ignoring our laws and even promoting More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Senators present immigration reform deal, President Obama pitches final plan in Neveda

A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement Monday on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws. This will set the stage for President Obama to make a More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 22nd, 2012
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Joe Lieberman, other Democrats introduce legislation to make DC a state called ‘New Columbia’

US government photo There is  newly introduced legislation, “The New Columbia Admissions Act, S. 3696”, which aims to grant Washington, DC full statehood–creating a 51st state called “New More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
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Sen. Dick Durbin dodges questions about DNC removing ‘God’ and ‘Jerusalem’ from platform

On Fox News Channel’s “Special Report” on Tuesday, Democratic Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin attempted to downplay news from earlier in the day that language about “God” and “Jerusalem” was stricken More...


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