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Illinois Senators Plan to Vote Against EPA Nominee

ST. LOUIS (KMOX)– Senate Republicans plan to use their ‘majority power’ to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt. 233 more words


Day 14: Call Early, Call Again

No doubt not risking a huge loss of business, coffee shops in Chicago (and other cities) are promising to donate a portion of their weekend profits to the… 103 more words


Women's marches held across the nation, internationally

WASHINGTON D.C. — There was a big turnout in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 21, for the National Women’s March. This was a planned demonstration attracting people of all backgrounds to unite in the fight for civil rights. 872 more words


EDITORIAL: Senators Durbin and Duckworth, Vote "NO" on DeVos Nomination

The following is a letter that Colby Huff, owner of MySocialJacksonville.com, sent to U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth on Thursday, January 19th, 2017. 849 more words


Duckworth, Other Asian-American Politicians Making Mark In Illinois

(CBS) — A historic day in Washington, as Tammy Duckworth is sworn in as Illinois’s first Asian-American U.S. senator.

And she’s just part of a wave of Asian-American elected officials who represent a breakthrough in Illinois politics. 192 more words


Our 2016 Top Feminist Moments

Contributed on by Magdalene Bedi, Chelsea Cirruzzo, Delaney Ratsky, and Kelsey Ferrera. 

2016 was a big year for feminists. Women dominated the political stage, sports at the Olympics, their media representation and more. 1,131 more words


Sen-elect Duckworth visits steelworkers in Granite City

GRANITE CITY, IL (KPLR) – Illinois Senator-elect Tammy Duckworth met with steelworkers in Granite City on Wednesday.

Duckworth and State Representative Jay Hoffman spent the day with members of the United Steelworkers union and the group’s president, Dan Simmons. 102 more words