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Presidential candidates have no idea what Americans need

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Presidential candidates have no idea what Americans need

Presidential candidates have no idea what Americans need Few of the Democrats hoping to become President really know what the real issues are that face voters. During their recent debate, they spent more time arguing over generic media-driven issues than not he issues that voters really care about. Here are some of the issues the…

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Newman receives endorsement of Ocasio-Cortez

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Newman receives endorsement of Ocasio-Cortez

Newman receives endorsement of Ocasio-Cortez Update: Newman’s announcement of an endorsement sparked criticism from Congressman Dan Lipinski. His comments are posted at the end of this story Marie Newman, Democratic candidate for Congress in Illinois’ Third Congressional District, announced Tuesday, Sept 17, that she will be receiving the endorsement of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). “I…

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Presidential candidate Warren endorses Newman for Congress

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Presidential candidate Warren endorses Newman for Congress

Presidential candidate Warren endorses Newman for Congress Democratic Presidential contender Elizabeth Warren announced Tuesday that she is endorsing Marie Newman in the March 2020 Democratic Primary election for The Illinois 3rd Congressional District. The seat is currently held by Congressman Dan Lipinski. Two other Democrats have also entered the Democratic Primary election contest that will…

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Burbank man given 15 years for child pornography, child assault

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Burbank man given 15 years for child pornography, child assault

Burbank man given 15 years for child pornography, child assault Suburban Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Sharing Child Pornography and Sexually Assaulting a Minor A suburban man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for sharing sexually explicit images of children and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he met online….

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Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Aiming Laser Pointer at Aircraft

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Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Aiming Laser Pointer at Aircraft

Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Aiming Laser Pointer at Aircraft A Rockford man pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Philip G. Reinhard to aiming the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft.  BRENTON WELLS, 45, admitted in a written plea agreement that on Dec. 6, 2018, while standing in the backyard of a…

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Opinion: Federal judge tosses politically motivated lawsuit against Madigan

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Opinion: Federal judge tosses politically motivated lawsuit against Madigan

Opinion: Federal judge tosses politically motivated lawsuit against Madigan Federal Judge Matthew F. Kennelly dismisses controversial lawsuit against Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan. Exclusive, the Des Plaines Valley News, The Regional News, The Reporter Newspaper, and the Southwest News-Herald. August 23, 2019 By Ray Hanania A politically motivated lawsuit (Case No. 16 C 7915)…

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Sanders and Cummings blast Drug Company obstruction of Generic Drug price hike probe

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Sanders and Cummings blast Drug Company obstruction of Generic Drug price hike probe

Sanders and Cummings blast Drug Company obstruction of Generic Drug price hike probe Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, sent letters to Heritage Pharmaceuticals, Mylan N.V., and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., opening an investigation…

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman

Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman Longtime Suburban Chicagoland community activist Shadin Maali was named as the Campaign Chairwoman for Marie Newman who is a candidate for the 3rd District Congressional seat held by Dan Lipinski. Maali’s appointment underscores Newman’s commitment to the district’s large Arab American population and community in general. Marie…

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Former Pennsylvania Congressman Sestak announces for President

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Former Pennsylvania Congressman Sestak announces for President

Former Pennsylvania Congressman Sestak announces for President Thank you for taking the time to see why I am declaring my candidacy for President of the United States of America. What Americans most want today is someone who is accountable to them, above self, above party, above any special interest … a President who has the…

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Podcast: A preview of the upcoming battle for the 3rd Congressional District

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Podcast: A preview of the upcoming battle for the 3rd Congressional District

Podcast: A preview of the upcoming battle for the 3rd Congressional District Another battle in the 3rd Congressional District: Dan Lipinski, Marie Newman, Rush Darwish. Season 1, Episode 17, June 17, 2019   Award-winning former Chicago City Hall reporter, and syndicated political columnist Ray Hanania offers a preview of the upcoming battle brewing in the…

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