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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - April 12, 2013

Shimkus, Davis, Weigh in on Obama Budget Plan

By Jeff Bossert

A downstate Illinois Congressman says President Barack Obama is taking a ‘realistic’ approach in his fiscal budget.  But a fellow Republican calls cuts to Medicare and Social Security 'irresponsible.'







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.


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