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Reputable nursing facilities DO NOT take control of the elderly person's estate and "deposit it into their own pockets", Chris. Legally (and ethically) they are prevented from doing so. Typically a family member is designated to hold power of attorney over their elderly relative's financial matters, at the time of their admission. (Either that, or the courts can appoint someone to look…
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How your representatives in Congress voted on the debt ceiling

1 year, 1 month ago by Bob Gough

Five of the six U.S. Senators representing Missouri, Illinois and Iowa voted to end the partial government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling.

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Illinois), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri), Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) and Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) all voted to raise the debt ceiling. 

From U.S. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois - 

"Today Congress put country over party.  I was proud to be a part of the bipartisan group led by Sens. Susan Collins and Joe Manchin, which laid the foundation for this agreement to reopen our government and protect America's full faith and credit. As the debate moves forward in the coming weeks over spending and debt, it is my hope both parties will continue working together on a 'big deal' with spending cuts and reforms to entitlements and the tax code so that we can give our markets and the American people the stability they need and deserve." 

Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) voted no.

Click here to see the Senate vote.

Congressman Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-Illinois) voted to raise the debt ceiling. 

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa), Congressman Sam Graves (R-Missouri), Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Missouri) and Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Missouri) voted no.

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) also voted to raise the debt ceiling and blamed House conservatives for the failure.

“It’s been about 30 people that make their money on not hanging with the team. And so that’s on them,” he said.

Click here to see the House vote.


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RT @NFL on ESPN: The Chiefs are now 0-4 against 0-10 teams since 1975. http://t.co/ld5gVOmaWj
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@howardfineman He called illegals fruit pickers and bed makers. Had a Republican done that, you guys would be screaming racism.
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@BRios82 Obama called the illegals fruit pickers and bed makers. #whoistheracist
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@EmmaDaly And he called them fruit pickers and bed makers. #ImmigrationAction