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AP - Illinois Public Media News - March 07, 2013

Sen. Rand Paul Ends Filibuster On Brennan Nomination

By The Associated Press

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(Duration: 10:11)

A tea party senator from Kentucky used an old-style filibuster lasting nearly 13 hours to block Senate confirmation of John Brennan nomination to be CIA director.



NPR - Illinois Public Media News - February 17, 2013

‘Time And Casualties’: Gen. Dempsey On Cost Of Sequester

By Rachel Martin

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(Duration: 7:44)

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Gen. Martin Dempsey is chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the impact of sequestration cuts and recent cultural shifts in the U.S. military.


AP - Illinois Public Media News - February 17, 2013

GOP Foe of Hagel’s Nomination Says Let Vote Go On

By The Associated Press

President Barack Obama's pick to be defense secretary is unsuited to head the Pentagon, but Republican senators should stop stalling the nomination and allow a vote on Chuck Hagel, a leading opponent said Sunday.



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