Illinois U.S. Senators, Representatives Grieve After Explosions Kill 12 U.S. Troops, Dozens Of Others In Kabul U.S. senators and representatives from Illinois issued messages of heartbreak and mourning Thursday, after 12 service members were killed and 15 injured in a "complex attack" outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Family Desperate For Answers About Mark Frerichs, Navy Veteran From Lombard Who Was Kidnapped In Afghanistan In 2020U.S. Sens Tammy Duckworth and Richard Durbin (D-Illinois) wrote to President Joe Biden Tuesday, asking that the national Security Council immediately find a way to secure the release of Mark Frerichs, a U.S. Navy veteran, who was abducted last year in Afghanistan.
Sen. Dick Durbin Says Judiciary Committee Will Get Answers On What He Calls Former President Trump's 'Frightening Attempt' To Get DOJ To Overturn ElectionSenate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) vowed Sunday that legislators will get to the bottom of what he called former President Donald Trump’s “frightening attempt” to get the Department of Justice to overturn Mr. Trump’s November election defeat.
Elected Officials And Other Leaders Express Grief, Outrage Over Adam Toledo Police Shooting VideoReaction ranged from heartbreak to outrage among elected officials and caucuses late Thursday, following the release of video of the police shooting that killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo.
U.S. Lawmakers Demand HUD 'Swiftly Examine' Mold, Rodents, Other Issues At Concordia Place ApartmentsAfter several reports by CBS 2 shedding light on mice, decay, and mold at the Concordia Place apartments on the Far South Side, lawmakers are taking action.
Illinois Will Receive $275 Million For Vaccine Distribution, $1.5 Billion For COVID Testing Under Federal Relief PlanIn Washington on Tuesday, U.S. House Democrats are expected to give final approval to the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, which the Senate passed on Saturday.
Sen. Dick Durbin, Aldermen Put Pressure On USPS To Resolve Chicago Mail DelaysU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and several Chicago aldermen put more pressure Sunday on the U.S. Postal Service to help resolve the problem of severe mail delays in the city.
Sen. Durbin On Senate Floor: 'This Sacred Place Was Desecrated' During Capitol StormingU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) invoked the hallowed space of the U.S. Capitol – and denounced President Donald Trump – in the wake of the storming of the Capitol earlier in the day.
Contested Election Sows Divide Among GOP Lawmakers; Chicago Election Attorney Calls It 'A Dramatic, Dramatic Line In The Sand'This week, a growing number of national Republican lawmakers have pledged to take their final stand to contest presidential election results.
Sen. Dick Durbin Vies For Fifth TermThere was only one statewide race on the Illinois ballot this Election Day, with a familiar name.
Illinois To Receive $8 Million For Distribution Of COVID-19 VaccineIllinois is receiving more than $8 million to help prepare for the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Duckworth, Durbin Announce $7 Million In Federal Funds For Housing For Low-Income Illinoisans With DisabilitiesU.S. Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Richard Durbin (D-Illinois) on Wednesday announced $7 million in federal funding to create rental units for low-income Illinois residents with disabilities.
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.