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Booker Praises Retiring Lautenberg

In a statement provided to TPM on Thursday, Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker (D) praised Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), who…

White House: Hagel Will Be Confirmed

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel will be confirmed as secretary of defense despite uncertainty over whether Republicans would allow a vote,…

Illinois Senate Approves Gay Marriage

The Illinois Senate voted to lift the state's ban on same-sex marriage Thursday, sending the measure to the House for…