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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

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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

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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

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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

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Kirk Tells Illinois "Take Heart" In Last Speech On Senate Floor

CHICAGO (CBS) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said farewell to his colleagues on Capitol Hill on Friday.

A Navy Reserve veteran, Kirk described his fondest memory of his service as helping bring a Bosnian war criminal to justice. 165 more words

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„Lichter im Dunkel“ bei den Demokraten: Nach den verlorenen Wahlen zeigen Demokratinnen mit Migrationsgeschichte im amerikanischen Kongress Flagge

Für progressive Amerikanerinnen und Amerikaner sitzt der Wahlschock von vergangener Woche noch tief. Trump verbinden sie mit Rückschritt statt Fortschritt; mit Isolationismus statt Weltoffenheit; mit Einfalt statt Vielfalt. 822 more words

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Women win big in Election 2016

There were a lot of firsts in Election 2016 — especially for women being elected to public office. According to Women in the World, … 174 more words

The Inspired Life