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  1. 4 Chicago Story: Trump sends GOP donors spinningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    Ron Gidwitz, Dan Webb and William Kunkler are veteran Republicans - and friends - from Chicago's political money circuit. They raised buckets of cash for Mitt Romney four years ago.

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  2. Kirk, Duckworth pitch agendas at farm forumRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Legal Record

    The Dan Kelley family farm in McLean County was the site of the 2016 Illinois Farm Bureau Candidate Forum, held Aug. 24 just north of Normal. The forum, attended by a couple of hundred farmers, farm commodity association leaders, the public and media, featured separate addresses from 2016 U.S. Senate candidates Mark Kirk, the Republican incumbent, and 8th District Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, the Democratic challenger.

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  3. Supreme Cout nominee Merrick Garland tells Harvard law students careers can be unpredictableRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    President Barack Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court Merrick Garland and Republican Senator from Illinois Mark Kirk during their meeting on Capitol Hill on March 29, 2016. Many other GOP senators have refused to meet with Garland, saying they will not vote on a new court nominee before the November election.

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  4. Duckworth downplays possible threat posed by more Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a Democratic Senate candidate in Illinois, dismissed concerns this week about her support of an influx of Syrian refugees by arguing that the U.S. does not accept military-aged men from Syria unless they are torture victims. "To come to the U.S., the UN High Commission for Refugees actually selects largely families with no men of military age, and there are no men of military age in these families because the men are dead," Duckworth said Wednesday at a roundtable event hosted by the Illinois Farm Bureau.

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  5. Chicago Story: Trump sends GOP donors spinningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Yahoo!

    Ron Gidwitz, Dan Webb and William Kunkler are veteran Republicans - and friends - from Chicago's political money circuit. They raised buckets of cash for Mitt Romney four years ago.

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  6. I truly hate this US Senate raceRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    This came to mind when the senator currently holding her seat, Mark Kirk, said Barack Obama was "acting like a drug dealer in chief" and Kirk's opponent, Tammy Duckworth, called the remark "unhinged," which Kirk denounced as an attack on all stroke survivors everywhere. Some can.

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  7. The GOP a Trump effectaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Patrick Murphy cut in half. Early polls showed Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth with a six-point lead over Senator Mark Kirk, a Republican, though his own poll had it a statistical dead heat. But now her lead is up to seven points over Kirk. Missouri ...

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  8. Senator Kirk Announces Staff Mobile Office Hours in LincolnRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lincoln Daily News

    WHO: Staff from the Office of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk WHERE: Lincoln City Hall 700 Broadway St. Lincoln, Ill.

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  9. Morning Spin: Why Rauner fears teacher pension board voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. The board that oversees the Teachers Retirement System is scheduled to vote on whether to lower the expected rate of return on investments, a move Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner 's office has warned could blow a massive hole into the state's already shaky finances.

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  10. Obamacare rate hikes could save the Senate for the GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    In nine of 11 states with competitive Senate races, at least one insurer seeks to hike rates for Obamacare customers by at least 30 percent next year: Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in Pennsylvania wants to jack up average premiums by more than 40 percent. In Wisconsin, three insurers have asked for rate hikes of more than 30 percent.

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  11. Editorial: Kirk, Duckworth should focus on issues, not insultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    As if the campaign for president isn't ugly enough, Illinoisans are getting the added treat of a campaign for U.S. Senate that is nasty, negative and beneath both of the candidates. We've known and respected Republican Sen. Mark Kirk and Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth for years.

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  12. Duckworth promises to fight for manufacturing jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Y 103

    August 25 - Congresswoman and U.S. Senate hopeful Tammy Duckworth spent the day in Decatur Thursday and is promising she will fight for federal dollars for infrastructure upgrades. After speaking to Macon County Democrats at the Annual Penny Severns Memorial Reception Wednesday night, Duckworth spent the morning in Decatur visiting Dennis Lab School as well as ADM's Intermodal Ramp.

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  13. New DSCC ad hits 'morally tainted' Republican senators who stand with TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump is the Republican nominee, which is frightening.We must make sure his hateful rhetoric does not even come close... Donald Trump has gone too far with his attacks on Gold Star parents Khizr and Ghazala Khan, whose son Army Capt. Humayun Khan... A Donald Trump White House would be a disaster, and this goes way beyond any ideological difference.

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  14. WSJ: Liberal Groups Crossing Over to Support RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Max

    With the Senate majority potentially up for grabs in November, left-leaning groups are raising eyebrows by endorsing Republican senators running for reelection. According to a Wall Street Journal report, two of the groups - Americans for Responsible Solutions and Independence USA - crossed party lines because of the lawmakers' belief that background checks for gun purchases should be expanded.

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  15. White House weighs in on Sen. Kirk commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The White House is weighing in on Sen. Mark Kirk's comment that President Barack Obama was "acting like the drug dealer in chief" when the administration made a $400 million cash payment to Iran. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday the Illinois Republican's rhetoric is inconsistent with how most people in Illinois view Obama's efforts to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.

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  16. Yet another race to the bottom in the US Senate raceRead the original story

    Thursday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    The rhetoric continued to escalate in the U.S. Senate race Wednesday, as Republican Sen. Mark Kirk accused Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth of mocking stroke victims when she characterized him as "unhinged" for likening President Barack Obama to the nation's "drug dealer in chief" over the January Iran prisoner release deal. [] On Tuesday, the Democrat appeared at the City Club of Chicago for a speech in which she characterized Kirk as "unhinged" for his comments on the Obama administration sending $400 million to Iran as U.S. hostages were being released as part of the multination agreement aimed at reducing the Middle Eastern country's ability to build a nuclear weapon.

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  17. US senator: Obama acting like drug dealer in chief in Iran dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Big News Network.com

    Springfield - Republican US Senator Mark Kirk said President Barack Obama was "acting like the drug dealer in chief" when his administration delivered $400m in cash to Iran contingent on the release of American prisoners - the latest in a string of provocative comments by the Illinois senator caught in a tight re-election race. "We can't have the president of the United States acting like the drug dealer in chief," Kirk told the paper, "giving clean packs of money to a state sponsor of terror."

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  18. White House Unhappy with a oeDrug Dealera RemarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The White House is firing back at Sen. Mark Kirk for his comment that President Barack Obama was "acting like the drug dealer in chief" when the administration made a $400 million cash payment to Iran. The Illinois Republican criticized Obama over the payment, which was contingent on the release of American prisoners.

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  19. GOP senator calls Obama 'drug dealer in chief' over $400M payment to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Post-Standard

    In this June 9, 2014, file photo, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., speaks in his office in Chicago. (M. Spencer Green WASHINGTON - White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Wednesday responded to Sen. Mark Kirk's recent remarks about President Barack Obama's Iran deal, dismissing them as "outrageous."

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  20. Gun-Control Groups Reignite Debate by Crossing the Aisle in Senate RacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wall Street Journal

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