Both U.S. Senators from Illinois were at Lurie Children’s Hospital today to talk about their bill – expected to become law soon – to help schoolchildren who suffer from life-threatening allergies.
(CBS) – U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and John McCain made a joint, harmonious appearance in Chicago on Monday and faulted U.S. intelligence for monitoring the German chancellor’s personal cell phone. Durbin, D-Illinois, and the Arizona […]
Senator Dick Durbin stands by a controversial Facebook posting, but says he may take it down now that the White House has discredited it, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
As problems with the online health insurance exchanges prompt calls for heads to roll in the Obama administration, Senator Dick Durbin continues to support those running the beleaguered site.
In Springfield today, the beginning of the fall veto session, saw state lawmakers far outnumbered by those lobbying in support of one key issue before the legislature: marriage equality.
When Jesse Jackson Jr. left the federal courthouse on Wednesday, facing 30 months in federal prison, it marked a turnaround some of his former colleagues never saw coming.
Illinois Senator Dick Durbin is expressing strong support for Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement reducing mandatory minimum sentences, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
A pair of liberal lawmakers are pledging opposition to conservative plans for $40 billion in cuts to the food stamp program over the next ten years.
Senator Dick Durbin says the U.S. and its allies need to act swiftly to deal with the threat Syria poses to its own people, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
A coalition of environmentalists joined Senator Dick Durbin on the shoreline where he called the ferry SS Badger the filthiest ship on Lake Michigan. The coalition wants want tougher environmental controls over its emissions.
As more veterans return from combat without an arm or leg, there’s a push to boost research and care in the field of prosthetics.
Animal rights groups say it’s long overdue and much needed – a bill introduced last week that would close a loophole in the Animal Welfare Act that allows unscrupulous breeders to sell sick, malnourished and mistreated puppies online, completely unregulated.
Immigration was on the minds of leaders from the Polish-American and Ukranian-American communities as they met with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Chicago’s northwest side Saturday.
The proposed federal rule would put the onus on health insurance companies to provide birth control to female employees of religious institutions.
CBS 2′s Jim Williams takes a look at how the new policy could be life-changing for one Chicago area man who has been living in fear.
This inauguration is special for Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, who introduced Obama to the world political stage in 2004.
Illinois U.S. Senator Richard Durbin says he expects Congress will vote to expand background checks for weapons purchases to include gun shows.
Senator Dick Durbin says he’s renewing his efforts on Capitol Hill to crack down on abuses by some for-profit colleges.
Joe Walsh hosted his final Town Hall meeting in front of a supportive crowd of 200 in Wauconda.
The Chicago mayor and Illinois’ senior U.S. senator were asked Monday about the sex scandal that ended the CIA of David Petraeus.