Durbin Has Questions About Strike Against Syria Sen. Dick Durbin wants to hear to hear specifics from President Obama before agreeing to military strikes against Syria because there are neither U.S. lives nor territory at stake.
Durbin Calls For Crackdown On Gun TraffickersAfter a violent weekend in Chicago, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is introducing a new bill that would put gun traffickers in the cross-hairs.
Durbin Puts Spotlight On Ballooning Student Loan DebtIllinois Sen. Dick Durbin and two congressional colleagues held a hearing at Chicago's City Hall Monday on the growing burden of student debt.
Fear Of Guantanamo Inmates Coming Inland Holds Up Thomson Prison SaleFear over Guantanamo inmates coming inland is holding up the sale of the state prison at Thomson.
Jackson Jr. Being Treated For 'Mood Disorder'The mystery surrounding U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s monthlong absence from Congress deepened Wednesday evening, as his office released a statement saying he is suffering from a "mood disorder," without providing any specifics.
Durbin: Gas Prices Aren't End Of The World For ObamaU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) agrees a gas price spike doesn't help President Barack Obama, but he says so far, it's hardly a deal-breaker for the president.
Durbin Hopes Sanctions Will Solve Israel-Iran ConflictAs war drums continue pounding between Israel and Iran, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is saying he is hoping sanctions will do the trick.
Business Owners: Tax Internet Retailers To Keep Real Stores AliveLocal business owners are looking for a more level playing field, and are backing legislation that would require Internet retailers to collect sales taxes too.
Durbin, Kirk: Improve Access To Emergency Allergy Medicine For KidsIllinois' two U.S. Senators plan to introduce legislation to make it easier for kids with allergies to get the help they need.
Durbin Concerned About Funding For Transit Projects
Durbin: 'Occupy Wall Street' Movement Will Likely Have 'Painful' Growing ProcessThe "Occupy Wall Street" protests have begun to turn into a nationwide movement. The Democratic Party is taking notice.
Kirk Extols Virtues Of BipartisanshipU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is trying to give a lesson on working across the aisle.