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by Adam Doster
4:34pm
Fri Oct 22, 2010

Turning Out The Immigrant Vote

At Tuesday night’s U.S. Senate debate, Republican nominee Mark Kirk told the crowd that it’s “not the time” to pass the DREAM Act, a stance he took publicly in an interview a few weeks ago.

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by Micah Maidenberg
4:01pm
Fri Oct 22, 2010

A Torrent Of Secret Cash (VIDEO)

The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision has the state’s airwaves crawling with advertisements paid for by opaque organizations.

Quick Hit
by Aricka Flowers
10:33am
Wed Oct 20, 2010

Labor PAC: Kirk Was Bush’s "Yes Man"

A new ad released by Working For Us PAC, which is backed by labor unions including the SEIU Illinois State Council (which sponsors this website), blasts GOP U.S. Senate nominee Mark Kirk for his support of President George W. Bush’s economic policies. The spot calls Kirk “Bush’s Yes Man” for supporting legislation that “gave tax breaks to big oil” and “tax breaks for companies that shipped jobs overseas,” which helped lead to “the worst recession in 50 years.” Watch:  

Quick Hit
by Micah Maidenberg
3:00pm
Tue Oct 19, 2010

Kerry, Giannoulias Hit Kirk On Enviro Flip-Flop

U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) swung into Chicago this morning to join Democratic Senate hopeful Alexi Giannoulias in blasting U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk’s flip-flop on climate change legislation.

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