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Sen. Ted Cruz Vows to Talk Until He is "No Longer Able to Stand" (Click to View) www.ijreview.com Not technically a filibuster, but he's delaying the vote!
#StandWithCruz "Congress is not listening to the American people."...@DaviSusan: If you're confused why Cruz is not conducting a filibuster now, read this from @nielslesniewski;http://blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/ted-cruz-takes-the-floor-but-dont-call-it-a-filibuster/ …Filibuster = attempt to "block or delay Senate action on a bill." Sen. Cruz is not delaying any action w/this speech. http://www.senate.gov/reference/glossary_term/filibuster.htm …
WHAT THE? Obama Announces $340 Million In Humanitarian Aid To Syriahttp://bit.ly/1b9p53S ...UN chemical weapons inspectors will return to Syria Wednesday to complete investigation of allegations, UN... http://q.gs/4pwnH ...Obama Asks for United Nations Resolution on Syria http://bit.ly/1aleVZo
Scapegoat? Lois Lerner, IRS official in tea party scandal, forced out for ‘neglect of duties’...
Top American in Vatican: Deny Communion for Pelosi...
IRAN’S MILITARY SHOWS OFF MISSILES PROMISING ‘DEATH TO AMERICA’
BY ADAM KREDO
Iran held a large-scale military demonstration over the weekend, parading ballistic missiles and other weapons that were painted with the slogans, “Death to America” and “Death to Israel,” according to regional reports.
By Tim O'Brien Emmys: 'Modern Family' wins comedy; 'Breaking Bad' is top drama
Carrie Underwood's performance of The Beatles' "Yesterday" during Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony generated 17,090 tweets per minute during the show, according to data released by Twitter...Hollywood Reporter @THR #Emmys: The 5 Most-Tweeted Moments Revealedhttp://j.mp/16uBXsK @Twitter...Zap2it @Zap2it 'Mad Men's' Jon Hamm and 'Parks and Recreation's' Amy Poehler host Emmy losers party http://goo.gl/fb/3Li9J...
Get Your News Widget
'Prisoners' escape to the top of the heap By Tim O'Brien
"THE EMMY AWARDS" posted its best delivery in viewers since Sept. 18, 2005 (on CBS and when it did not air against football on NBC)...Sunday's Three-Hour Telecast Averages 17.63 Million Viewers...Broadcast Up +33% in Viewers...Bears/Steelers on NBC 18.6 million (down from last Sunday's game)....Emmys took a bigger bite than expected from football..
Over 2.4 million people tuned into E!'s red carpet coverage on Sunday, led by flagship "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards” (5-7pm), which drew 1.5 million total viewers, tying last year to score the network its most-watched telecast for the event since 2006, and notched its highest HH rating since that same year (1.27 vs. 1.47, 2006)
Wisconsin has the nation’s strongest pension plan, while Illinois has the worst, according to a new report" http://ow.ly/2344OT
MANY SHUN VACCINES, BUT ..SPECIAL REPORT FOR OBNS ...Universal flu vaccine within sight Researchers asked volunteers to donate blood samples just as the swine flu pandemic was getting underway and report any symptoms they experienced over the next two flu seasons. They found that those who avoided severe illness had more CD8 T cells, a type of virus-killing immune cell, in their blood at the start of the pandemic. The researchers believe a vaccine that stimulates the body to produce more of these cells could be effective at preventing flu viruses, including new strains that cross into humans from birds and pigs, from causing serious disease.
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ADM moving headquarters — and Chicago is top contender
Michigan native designs Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary logo
2 men killed in Vietnam, 1 from Illinois, to be buried at Arlington
Affordable care sign-up help available from local agencies
Illinois has the nation's 2nd-highest unemployment rate for 6th straight monthhttp://illin.is/1aSlMKX ... Plane makes emergency landing on Lake Shore Drive...Illinois considering yearly ATV ownership fee: It may soon become more expensive to own an ATV inIllinois. http://dlvr.it/40bbx6 ..
Illinois State Police have begun . http://dlvr.it/40wstG
Something New Coming To Sterling
as Gov. Quinn comes a calling
Beyond Talk: How Americans Use Cellphones Today The 91% of Americans who own cellphones use them for many other activities than just calls. Texting is by far the greatest use. Video calling has tripled since 2011. READ THE REPORT >,,,, United Nations Retains Strong Global Image
Clear majorities in 22 of 39 countries surveyed say they have a favorable view of the UN. Ratings are on balance favorable in the U.S. and Russia, while the Chinese are divided in their opinion. However, views trend negatively in key Middle Eastern publics. READ THE REPORT >