1. 10

    While some people are certainly seeing economic benefits, many others are unemployed, underemployed, without health insurance and struggling to make ends meet.

  2. 9

    Pope John Paul II brought hope to all corners of the world, to people of all faiths and backgrounds, with his powerful belief in the human spirit.

  3. 8

    Almost 70 percent of U.S. ag exports travel the upper Mississippi River and the Illinois waterway system.

  4. 7

    We have an extensive system of highways, ports, locks and dams, and airports.

  5. 6

    The United States transportation system is the envy of the world.

  6. 5

    Train service is particularly vital for the students and employees of Southern Illinois University.

  7. 4

    Amtrak is extremely important to the economy of Southern Illinois and I will continue to work with state and local leaders and my colleagues in Congress to secure the necessary funding to maintain full service.

  8. 3

    In addition to the clean coal provisions, the energy conference agreement contains provisions instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption.

  9. 2

    Coal is absolutely critical to our nation's economic health and global competitiveness.

  10. 1

    With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world.

  11. Last Update: 17 April 2021

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