Dr. Richard Harvey said Friday the U.S. senator continues to improve his “mobility for day-to-day activities.” He adds that Kirk has been meeting regularly with his staff and has been getting visits from close friends and family.
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.
Former Sen. Charles H. Percy, a successful Chicago businessman once widely viewed as a top presidential contender, described himself as “a conservative on money issues but a liberal on people issues.”
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says the nation needs a permanent nuclear fuel waste storage system, but not near Lake Michigan, as is currently the case with the spent fuel pool in far north suburban Zion.
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.
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.
U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is making his Hollywood debut, with a cameo role in a single scene for the upcoming movie “Contagion.”
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