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Politics
6:50 am
Fri November 8, 2013

IL GOP Hires New State Director To Boost Party Prospects In 2016

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The Illinois Republican Party and the Republican National Committee have announced a new state director whose job is to boost the party's election prospects.

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Politics
7:24 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Senator 'Disappointed' by Gun Proposal Failure

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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he's disappointed that the Senate has rejected expanded background checks for gun purchases.

Kirk was one of four Republicans to vote in favor of the proposal, which failed Wednesday, 56-46. Five Senate Democrats voted against the measure.

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Politics
6:23 am
Wed April 3, 2013

Illinois' Republican Senator Supports Gay Marriage

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Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois says he supports same-sex marriage. Kirk said in a post on his blog yesterday that same-sex couples should have the right to civil marriage. He says what matters in life is who you love and "government has no place in the middle."

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