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DREAM Act: How Illinois Reps Voted

First Posted: 02/08/11 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:20 PM ET

Dream Act


In somewhat of a surprise, the House of Representatives passed the DREAM Act last night by a vote of 216 to 198 but it's unlikely the bill will get through a Senate filibuster today.

As expected, all three African-American reps from Illinois, Danny Davis, Bobby Rush, and Jesse Jackson, voted to support the Dream Act. So did lakefront liberals Jan Schakowsky and Mike Quigley. All are Democrats.

Read the whole story: WBEZ


Filed by Jen Sabella  |