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US Sen. Kirk calls for travel and visa ban for passenegers from Ebola-affected countries

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 28, 2014

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday to stop issuing visas to the citizens of African countries that have been affected by the Ebola virus. In order to stop further spread and outbr...

Murray returns from State of the Union as Cook County Commissioner calls for ‘common sense’ reform

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

February 14, 2013

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) thinks mothers will be a crucial force in passing gun control legislation. “I think moms can put pressure on Congress and turn this issue around,” she told The Daily last week. On Tuesday,...