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Missouri GOP House Members Voted Against Deal to Reopen Government

On the brink of a debt default, Congress finally approved a plan late Wednesday evening to temporarily end the shutdown, but nearly every Missouri Republican in Congress voted against the deal.

10/17/2013

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Illinois Republicans Cross Party Lines, Support Domestic Violence Bill

Many House Republicans are against such use of funds, but U.S. Reps. Judy Biggert (R-Hinsdale) and Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) say they support the legislation.

08/06/2012

Republican Congressman John Shimkus of Illinois (Credit: KMOX)

Illinois Republicans Defend Stance On Payroll Tax Cut

Shimkus, rejecting the two-month extension, says a one-year extension would get the issue “out of political debate.”

12/22/2011

Ill. House Reconsiders Closing Pension Loopholes

The lawmakers argued Sunday that reversing benefits after they’ve been earned, even by questionable means, is probably unconstitutional.

12/11/2011

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Akin Will Not Support Republican Plan

Speaker John Boehner’s debt limit bill is up for a vote today, but its future is still uncertain.

07/28/2011

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