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Oops! Obama Administration Forgets Promise Not To Send Gitmo Detainees To Illinois
Oops! Obama Administration Forgets Promise Not To Send Gitmo Detainees To Illinois
Well, this is an interesting turn of events. Almost three years ago, the Obama administration purchased the nearly-vacant Thomson prison from the state of Illinois for $165 million dollars. At the time, there was much concern over the possibility that detainees being held in the Guantanamo Bay prison would be transferred to Illinois...
Durbin Returns From 'Very Productive' Cuba Trip
Durbin Returns From 'Very Productive' Cuba Trip
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) hopes his trip to Cuba is the beginning of big changes for the communist country. Speaking on the floor of the U.S. Senate today (Tuesday), Durbin called his visit as part of a congressional delegation “very productive,” as he and other Democrats met with representatives of the Cuban government as well as its political opponents