U.S. Attorney John Lausch Reportedly Staying On The Job Until Successor Picked; Mayor Lightfoot Said Forcing Him Out Now Would Have Made 'Zero Sense'U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, who had urged President Joe Biden not to force Lausch out until a successor is in place, said they're pleased Biden agreed to their request.
Chicago Area Leaders React After Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Projected To Defeat President Donald Trump, VP Mike PenceGov. JB Pritzker said "America elected a President and Vice President who will lead with compassion, restore dignity to the office, and give us hope for a brighter future."
Pritzker Says Madigan Should Leave As Head Of Illinois Democratic PartyPritzker said he agrees with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin that Republicans were able to use the controversies recently swirling around Madigan to their advantage on Election Day
Democrats Biden And Durbin Win In Illinois As Polls CloseFormer Vice President Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump in Illinois and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin won reelection on Tuesday, continuing a pattern of Democratic dominance in the state.
Sen. Durbin Urges Republicans To Oppose Filling Supreme Court Seat Before Election; 'A New President Should Fill This Vacancy'President Donald Trump has said he plans to nominate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor this weekend, after her memorial services are held.
Senate Stalls On Extending Jobless Insurance; $600 Weekly Benefit ExpiresCongress has taken off for the weekend without extending the weekly $600 jobless benefits that would help millions of workers who are struggling during the pandemic.
Tammy Duckworth To Interview For Biden's VP Position, Dick Durbin SaysIllinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is being floated as Joe Biden's potential running mate.
Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin stopped by the hospital's drive-through testing site Friday morning, saying he wants everyone to know how important testing is to the nation’s future.
Sen. Dick Durbin Addresses Questions About Curbing CoronavirusSen. Dick Durbin led a roundtable discussion with public health officials on coronavirus response Friday.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Annual Scholarship Breakfast, Day Of Service Honor Civil Rights Leader's LegacyHundreds of Chicagoans from all walks of life gathered Monday morning to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Durbin, Duckworth Call For Action Against ArcelorMittal Amid Claims Company Cheated On Toxicity TestsOne day after CBS 2 revealed claims that Indiana steelmaker ArcelorMittal cheated on the results of its toxicity tests, U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) are asking for the federal government to take serious action against the company.
Senator Dick Durbin Joins 11 Chicago Area Congressional Democrats Seeking Trump Impeachment Probe; Rep. Dan Lipinksi Leaning In FavorAs calls to pursue impeachment against President Trump intensify, all but one Chicago area representative now supports the inquiry.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Seek Total Ban On Flavored E-Cigarettes In ChicagoMayor Lori Lightfoot says the city of Chicago is stepping up efforts to prevent kids from vaping, amid a growing number of deaths and serious illnesses nationwide connected to electronic cigarette use.
2 Senators Ask MLB For Data On Foul Ball InjuriesIllinois' two senators continued their pressure campaign on Major League Baseball to be more proactive about fan safety at ballparks, urging greater transparency about how often and how seriously fans are hurt by foul balls.
Durbin Says Trump Administration 'Not Prepared' To House Immigrants Detained In ICE RaidsIn two days, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents could begin conducting raids to arrest and deport thousands of undocumented immigrants across the nation, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s concerned about where people who are detained in the Chicago area will be housed.