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Obama’s Democrats lose House, hold on to Senate (Third Lead)


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3(IANS) Days ahead of his visit to India, America's first black president Barack Obama saw his Democratic party suffer a near rout in the face of voter ... Read more...

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U.S. Senator Burris leads repeal of “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” policy


March 4th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Roland Burris and four of his Senate colleagues will unveil a legislation to repeal the seventeen-year old, discriminatory policy “Don’t ask, Don’t tell”, ... Read more...

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Bob Kennedy’s son to run for Obama’s Illinois Senate seat


May 21st, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago (US), May 21 (ANI): Chris Kennedy, the son of the late Robert F. Kennedy, will run for the Illinois Senate seat that was once occupied by President Barack Obama.Kennedy's pollster ... Read more...

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Vice President Biden Visits Serious Materials Chicago Window Factory


April 28th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by admin
CHICAGO – Vice President Joe Biden today visited Serious Materials Chicago, a window factory that is reopening thanks to increased demand for energy-saving building products as a result of American Recovery and ... Read more...

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Former Illinois governor pleads not guilty


April 15th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (DPA) Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who was booted from office by the state legislature earlier this year over a series of corruption allegations, pleaded not guilty to ... Read more...

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Washington `A’ list excludes Bush and company, Obamas, Axelrods in


April 13th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): The new Washington, DC, A-list is in, and George W. Bush and his team aren't on it, reports the New York Post.Washington Life magazine's list of the ... Read more...

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Senator in Obama’s vacated seat says he was asked for donations


February 15th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (DPA) Illinois Senator Roland Burris, who filled Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat last month, acknowledged in documents made public Saturday that the state governor's brother sought donations from him.Burris, ... Read more...

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US talk show host Oprah Winfrey was considered for Obama’’s vacant Senate seat


January 27th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago (Illinois,US), Jan.27 (ANI): Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has told ABC''s Good Morning America that he considered offering the Illinois senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama to talk show host ... Read more...

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Burris set to replace Obama in Senate


January 13th, 2009 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) Democratic leaders in the US Senate have accepted Roland Burris as the successor to president-elect Barack Obama, ending a two-week stalemate over the controversial appointment.Burris was expected to ... Read more...

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Legal experts say Illinois Governor Blagojevich being judged prematurely


January 1st, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Jan.1 (ANI): Legal experts have said that Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is being judged prematurely in connection with trying to sell Barack Obama''s Senate seat. Legal experts have said that ... Read more...

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Tainted Blagojevich stuns all by naming ex-Illinois AG to replace Obama in Senate


December 31st, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago(US), Dec.31 (ANI): Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has named former state Attorney General Roland Burris to replace President-elect Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate, stunning lawmakers both in his home state ... Read more...

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Defiant Illinois governor names pick for Obama seat


December 31st, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) A defiant Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, accused of trying to sell Barack Obama's Senate seat to the highest bidder, picked a former state attorney general for the post ... Read more...

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