Durbin Calls For Crackdown On For-Profit CollegesSenator Dick Durbin says he's renewing his efforts on Capitol Hill to crack down on abuses by some for-profit colleges.
Sen. Kirk Released From Rehab InstituteNearly four months after suffering a stroke, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has been released from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and is now back at his Highland Park home.
Durbin Hosts Soldiers For State Of The UnionTwo Illinois Soldiers were on hand for the State of the Union Address Tuesday night.
Kirk: Bankruptcy Should Be Option For StatesFreshman U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says bankruptcy should be considered as an option for some states – such as Illinois – looking to get out from under crushing debt.
Durbin: Tone Down Violent Political LanguageU.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.)
Voters Cast Ballot For U.S. SenateIllinoisans could be up late Tuesday night watching the results of the race to open the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama.