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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Obama administration defends $400 million ‘ransom’ payment to Iran

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest denied $400 million paid to the Iranians was linked to the release of prisoners in January, saying the payment settled a longstanding dispute between the two countries from More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Republicans Mark Kirk, Bob Dold endorsed by LGBT group for commitment to equality, funding Planned Parenthood

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has backed two GOP members of Congress against their Democratic opponents, noting the support for legislative priorities of the LGBT movement. HRC announced its first set of endorsements, More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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US Senate passes bill that defunds Planned Parenthood

The U.S. Senate has voted 52-47 to pass legislation which would repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. FoxNews.com reports that, though the bill has passed in the Senate and is expected to also pass in More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Chicago’s weekend death toll rises to 15, over 80 injured as Confederate flag debate distracts the public

Authorities have updated the reported violence in Chicago over the holiday weekend, which once again garnered national attention after more than 80 people were shot, at least 15 of them fatally. “It’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Hobby Lobby, Obamacare battle continues, new bill in Senate stalls

A bipartisan attempt to overturn the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision has failed in the Senate, but the battle may be far from over.   The Senate on Wednesday afternoon fell short of the 60 votes needed More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
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113th US Congress sworn in, leadership roles stayed the same

The Senate and House have ushered in a new Congress as the 113th Congress convened at 12 noon EST, the constitutionally mandated time on both sides of the Capitol. photo Kmccoy In the Senate, Vice President Joe More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 7th, 2010
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It’s deja vu as the war drums are beating stronger for bombing Iran

Remember how for years before George Bush the second erroneously and illegally took us into war with Iraq. And the multitudes of reasons why we should be there over the years; WMDs, Saddam is horrible to his people, More...


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