The American citizens facing criminal trial in the troubled nation include Sam LaHood, son of U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, a former Republican congressman from Peoria.
Gov. Quinn, Mayor Emanuel and Sen. Dick Durbin were all on hand Friday for the annual Veterans Day ceremonies at Soldier Field, where changes in the military were very much on the minds of many former service members.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) wants to ensure bank customers aren’t socked with hidden fees, now that the banks have backed off of implementing monthly charges for debit card holders.
U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is set to throw his support behind Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth in her race for Congress.
A deal to privatize Midway Airport may be off the table now, but a proposal from U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin would probably kill it indefinitely.
Illinois’ two U.S. senators – and some other politicians – took a water taxi tour of the Chicago River Sunday before proclaiming that it’s time to clean it up.
U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) are both speaking out about the death of Osama bin Laden.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) has introduced a bill which would require all breeders that sell more than 50 dogs a year to be licensed and to undergo inspections to ensure dogs are receiving proper care.
The U.S. senators from Illinois say they have concerns about nuclear plants here, now that vulnerabilities have been exposed in Japan.
Problems with nuclear power plant reactors in Japan still have some people asking questions about the safety of nuclear power plants in Illinois.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is voicing support for the actions being taken in Libya.
While Congress has averted a government shutdown for now, Illinois’ highest ranking Democrat is going into budget talks with serious objections to proposed cuts.
U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin is urging voters to write letters to their Congressmen and tell them to leave the funding for medical research alone.
Funding has been cut for a massive bridge that would have eased rail congestion in the South Side’s Englewood neighborhood.
Metra is pleading with U.S. House Republicans not to eliminate federal funding that would be spent on improving the air quality at its downtown train terminals.
A delay in the lawsuit involving the O’Hare Modernization Program is being hailed by the two U.S. senators from Illinois.
The two U.S. Senators from Illinois are pressing for federal assistance, in making improvements to Lake Shore Drive following last week’s blizzard.
Two Illinois Soldiers were on hand for the State of the Union Address Tuesday night.
U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says it’s time to tone down violent political language, in the wake of the Arizona shooting spree that critically wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.)
U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) says there can be no doubt about the need to raise the debt ceiling so the country can continue paying its bills here, and overseas.