Senator Dick Durbin
Chicago area political leaders are urging Washington to spend more money to increase train safety, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
Months 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.
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 Dick Durbin is heading to Cuba this weekend with a congressional delegation, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
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.
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.
The 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 met with researchers at the University of Chicago highlighting, his proposal for $150 billion more in federal spending for biomedical research.
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.
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.
Illinois 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.
Senator Dick Durbin says he will think about the idea, floated by his colleague, John McCain.
Senator Dick Durbin said today that some of the nation’s biggest banks are now offering what are essentially payday loans, with interest rates as high as 400-percent.