*Senate Republicans blocked a vote on the nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense—marking the first time ever that a filibuster has occurred on a nomination for that office
*In a Valentine’s Day vote, state lawmakers in Illinois take a step toward legalizing same sex marriage
*Demonstrations for “One Billion Rising” took place across the country and around the globe to call attention to violence against women on V-day

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 Anchor: Bianca Beltran
Engineer/Producer: Monica Lopez
News Writers: Bianca Beltran and Monica Lopez