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Op-Ed: Mark Kirk has more to fear than Michelle Obama snatching his seat

Chicago - U.S. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois is running scared, as he seeks to win re-election in 2016. Kirk knows one thing, but isn't saying is that in spite of the fact he is an incumbent, he will be trying to hang onto this seat is the position of an underdog.

Former Rep. Barney Frank expresses interest as interim senator

Barney Frank, who has retired from the US House of Representatives, has expressed interest being a temporary replacement for Senator John Kerry (D-MA).

WWII Medal of Honor hero Daniel Inouye, dead at 88

Bethesda - Senator Daniel Inouye, Pearl Harbor survivor, Medal of Honor recipient and member of the "Greatest Generation", has passed away at the age of 88.

Actress Ashley Judd entertaining idea of US Senate run

Actress Ashley Judd is giving consideration for a possible 2014 US Senate run in Kentucky against GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

U.S. Senate vote in favor to extend Patriot Act spy provisions

Washington - The United States Senate recently voted in favor to extend and renew the Patriot Act spy provisions for another year. The Patriot Act was set to expire on Sunday.

U.S. Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

United States Senate on Sunday passed an epic spending bill worth $1.1 trillion that would see budgets in key sectors go up and also a two per cent increased salary for federal workers.

Illinois Senator Roland Burris Will Not Run For Full Term

Burris announced Friday that he will step down as Illinois Senator in January of 2011. He said that he would not seek reelection because "the business of the people of Illinois should always come first."

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Members of the United States Senate announce a bipartisan immigration reform plan.
Members of the United States Senate announce a bipartisan immigration reform plan.
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