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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) listens as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee June 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Illinois Senator Calls For Swift Action Against ISIS

Republican Mark Kirk tells reporters the U.S. should, “bomb the hell out of them.”

09/02/2014

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The Mark Reardon Show – 9/2/14 – Joel Shults, Josh Kraushaar

The outrage driving the Ferguson debate ignores three key facts–says Joel Shults, retired police chief for Adams State University in Colorado…now operates Shults Consulting. What’s the forecast for the 2014 Senate elections? Josh Kraushaar is […]

09/02/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says hello to troopers during dedication ceremonies at the new  State Police Forensic facility in Belleville, Illinois on August 26, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Quinn Pledges To Live On $79 For Week

Illinois Democrat wants to experience life on $8.25 per hour minimum wage.

08/31/2014

Evelyn Howard only had a note in the family bible to document that she was an American citizen. (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Getty Images)

92-Year-Old Woman Uses Family Bible To Prove To Voter Registration Officials She Was Born In The USA

Evelyn Howard had no birth certificate. so a line written in her father’s nearly 100-year-old bible was the only documentation showing she was born in the U.S.

08/29/2014

File photo of a farm. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Missouri Dairy Farmers Urge Veto Override

Missouri dairy farmers warned Thursday that consumers could face higher milk prices if lawmakers don’t override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of legislation authorizing financial incentives for their industry.

08/28/2014

Jamilah Nasheed. Photo: KMOX

State Sen. Nasheed Calls on AG Holder to Investigate Shooting

Nasheed wants Holder to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell August 19.

08/27/2014

File photo of a farm. (Photo: PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Several Groups Call for Right to Farm Vote Recount

Missouri’s Food for America, the Missouri Farmers Union and the Missouri Rural Crisis Center called it a deceptive amendment.

08/26/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton says the country needs to come to terms with the fact that something is wrong in America, in the wake of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sharpton: Something Wrong With The US, Fixes Needed

The Rev. Al Sharpton says the country needs to come to terms with the fact that something is wrong in America, in the wake of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

08/25/2014

Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., said he is not concerned about slain Ferguson teenager Michael Brown’s funeral reigniting tensions this week, but said if there is no “justice” brought to the situation then “there is going to be a problem in the streets.” (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: Without Ferguson Justice, ‘There Is Going To Be A Problem In The Streets’

Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., said he is not concerned about slain Ferguson teenager Michael Brown’s funeral reigniting tensions this week, but said if there is no “justice” brought to the situation then “there is going to be a problem in the streets.”

08/25/2014

Police watch as demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

25-Year-Old Supreme Court Case To Shape Ferguson Investigation

The moment Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot an unarmed teenager, a 25-year-old Supreme Court case became the prism through which his actions will be legally judged.

08/22/2014

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