Illinois Members Of Congress Condemn Storming Of CapitolMany members of the Illinois congressional delegation tweeted they were safe Wednesday afternoon, while also issuing strong words as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol.
Durbin: Illinois Republicans Must 'Stand Up And Say No' To GOP Tax PlansU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he hopes Republican members of the Illinois congressional delegation "stand up and say no" to GOP tax plans he believes would harm most Illinois taxpayers.
Lawmakers Seek Disaster Aid For Businesses Damaged By Fairdale TornadoThe congressional delegation for Illinois is asking President Barack Obama to make a disaster declaration allowing small businesses to get loans in recovery from severe storms and tornadoes in northern Illinois in April.
Chicago-Area Members Of Congress Take Precautions As Shooting EruptsOn Capitol Hill, lawmakers were alerted with a blaring security announcement, saying that shots had been fired and advising them to stay in place. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.