Durbin Sees Little Chance Of Passing Biden Plan For Pathway To Citizenship For Millions Of Undocumented Immigrants"I don't see a means for reaching that," said Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate. "I want it. I think we are much more likely to deal with discrete elements."
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson Says He Might Have Been Concerned For Safety Had Capitol Rioters Been BLM And AntifaJohnson has repeatedly made incendiary comments mischaracterizing the riots.
Judiciary Committee Backs Merrick Garland For U.S. Attorney General, Setting Up Senate Confirmation VoteThe vote was 15 to 7 with all Democratic senators and four Republicans in favor of the nominee.
Facebook Apologizes For Removing Video Of Congresswoman Marie Newman Displaying Transgender Pride Flag"Supporting transgender Americans is NOT hate speech," Newman wrote in a Twitter post Thursday morning.
Boeing 737 Max To Fly In The U.S. Again On TuesdayIt will be a pair of notable flights for the 737 Max, which was grounded from March 2019 through November 2020 after two crashes that killed 346 people.
Lawyer Says Cop Shot Jacob Blake After Hearing A Mother's Desperate Plea: 'He's Got My Kid. He's Got My Keys'Police Officer Rusten Sheskey has told investigators that it wasn't just his life he was defending when he fired his weapon seven times at Jacob Blake last month in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Black Lives Matter In Children's Books, Too; That's Why Evanston Couple Started A NonprofitYoung, Black & Lit provides free books that feature Black main characters to children. The organization has distributed more than 5,000 books in the Chicagoland area through book fairs, community groups and schools.
Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis Tests Positive For COVID-19; 'Please Wear A Mask ... All Of Us Must Do Our Part'Davis said in a statement that a higher than usual temperature reading Wednesday prompted him to get tested, which resulted in a positive diagnosis.
Wisconsin Marine Among 8 Missing, Presumed Dead In Military Training Accident Near San DiegoSixteen were on board the amphibious assault vehicle when crew members reported they had taken on water during shore-to-ship operations near San Clemente Island on Thursday.
McDonald's And Chipotle Will Require Customers To Wear Masks As COVID-19 Cases SurgeMcDonald's announced Friday that starting August 1, customers who walk into its restaurants will have to wear face coverings.
St. Louis Prosecutor Investigating Couple Who Brandished Guns At Protesters Says Governor And Trump Are Targeting HerThe office of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner said on Twitter that Missouri's governor and President Donald Trump "came after her" for investigating a case.
Trump Administration Drops Restrictions On Online-Only Instruction For Foreign StudentsOne person familiar with the matter told CNN the White House has felt the blowback to the proposal and that some inside the West Wing believe it was poorly conceived and executed.
Illinois, 16 Other States, DC Sue Trump Administration Over Visa Rules For College StudentsThe lawsuit seeks to stop the Trump administration from enforcing guidance to not allow foreign students to take online-only courses this fall semester.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Hits Back At Trump And Carlson: 'These Titanium Legs Don't Buckle'"Attacks from self-serving, insecure men who can't tell the difference between true patriotism and hateful nationalism will never diminish my love for this country -- or my willingness to sacrifice for it so they don't have to. These titanium legs don't buckle," she wrote in a New York Times op-ed.
U.S. Sen Tammy Duckworth Demands More Details On Russian BountiesDuckworth sent a new letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday voicing her frustration with the information provided by the Pentagon to date.