Illinois Senate

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The measure would legalize marijuana and also allow for sweeping pardons of low-level offenders.
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The state that he represented in the Senate is now commemorating “Barack Obama Day” for the first time.
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The legislation is meant to deter a family member from returning a firearm to a relative whose gun license has been revoked.
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The honorary holiday commemorates the former president's birthday.
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2008 Presidential Election: overwhelming excitement about Obama as first African American president; minimal excitement about
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Three Republican governors have vetoed automatic voter registration bills in the past two years.
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by Niv Sultan Let’s say you flip a coin, and it lands heads up. You flip it again, and it’s heads a second time. You toss
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You're my first female member of Congress. A woman has never served as a Representative for my congressional district, and the last time Illinois had a female Senator was 1999 -- the year I was born.
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Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk apologized for his remark about Tammy Duckworth's heritage, but gun violence opponents and a civil rights group did not find him sincere.
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The Republican senator has now changed his mind four times.
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It seems silly that a veteran would make things up about their record. We all know that journalists, political operatives
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This seems to happen when there's an election coming up.