Senator Dick Durbin

Chicago Area Politicians Call For More Money To Implement Positive Train ControlChicago area political leaders are urging Washington to spend more money to increase train safety, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
70 Years Later, Navy Veteran Receives Medals For World War II ServiceMonths before the United States entered the war, Joe Hoppe enlisted in the Navy. He was inspired by seeing newsreels of the Nazi blitz of London.
Durbin: Hillary Clinton Would Be 'Extraordinary President' He didn't support her eight years ago against Barack Obama but, now Illinois' senior senator is offering a glowing assessment of Hillary Clinton's candidacy for president, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Senator Durbin Traveling To Cuba With Congressional DelegationSenator Dick Durbin is heading to Cuba this weekend with a congressional delegation, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Durbin, Oberweis Clash Over Gun Control, Taxes In Meeting WIth Tribune Editorial Board Democratic U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and his Republican challenger Jim Oberweis verbally tangled over subjects ranging from gun violence and immigration to ethics in a meeting before the Tribune Editorial Board.
Senator Dick Durbin Calls For Probe Of Air Center Sabotage U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday that he will seek an investigation into how a contract employee was able to sabotage a regional control center and bring Chicago's two international airports to a halt.
Bishop Larry Trotter Endorses Jim Oberweis Over Dick DurbinThe Republican challenging U.S. Senator Dick Durbin has picked up the support of another prominent Chicago African-American clergyman, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Durbin Calls For More Funding For Biomedical Research, Better Explanations From ResearchersDurbin met with researchers at the University of Chicago highlighting, his proposal for $150 billion more in federal spending for biomedical research.
Durbin: More Needs To Be Done To Help Child Immigrants Elected officials addressed thousands during the People's Mass at Fiesta Del Sol in honor of dreamers, immigrants and the 47,000 children held at detention centers across the nation.
Durbin Pushes Legislation For Refinancing Student Loans Senator Dick Durbin says students with loans should get the same break as homeowners with mortgages and be allowed to refinance down, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Durbin Says More Funds Needed To Protect Lake MichiganIllinois Senator Dick Durbin is accusing House Republicans of waving a white flag in the face of a potential Asian carp invasion, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Durbin: Special Counsel May Be Necessary To Investigate IRSSenator Dick Durbin says he will think about the idea, floated by his colleague, John McCain.