Vice President Joe Biden argued Wednesday that the primary election victory of a gun control advocate to represent Illinois in Congress sends a message that voters won't stand for inaction in response to shooting violence after the Connecticut school shooting.
Remember when just about everybody in the Obama administration had evolved to support same-sex marriage? Now black churches in contested states like North Carolina need Obama's denial through November in order to help him secure a second term.
Illinois has a new U.S. senator. Republican Mark Kirk was sworn in Monday evening by Vice President Joe Biden. After administering the oath of office, Biden embraced Kirk and said, "Congratulations, senator. Welcome."With that, Kirk - a five-term member of the U.S.