Dick Durbin

Sen. Dick Durbin (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Durbin “Stunned” By Hastert Indictment

U.S. Senator from Illinois reacts to scandal involving former House Speaker from Illinois

05/30/2015

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) meets with Metro-East fire chiefs in Collinsville on May 29, 2015 to discuss railcar safety (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Durbin Touts Railcar Safety Push

As crude oil shipping increases, U.S. senator wants old tank cars replaced sooner rather than later.

05/29/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22:  U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month at Adas Israel Congregation May 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama's visit to the synagogue also coincides with Solidarity Shabbat, "when government officials in Europe and North America take part in synagogue visits and other events to highlight their commitment to combating anti-Semitism."  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Approves Fast Track Bill

McCaskill, Blunt, & Kirk side with President Obama’s request, while Durbin opposes

05/23/2015

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Same-Sex Marriage Could Gain Ground

Arguments will be heard Tuesday on challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio.

04/28/2015

East St. Louis City Council member Emeka Jackson-Hicks is running for mayor of East St. Louis. On March 6, 2015 she welcomed U.S. Senator Dick Durbin's endorsement (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Durbin Endorses Challenger in East St. Louis Mayoral Race

U.S. Senator says its time for Alvin Parks to go.

03/06/2015

Sen Dick Durbin (D-IL) makes his comments at the Jefferson Jackson dinner in St. Louis on June 7, 2014. The Jefferson Jackson dinner is a yearly gathering of the state's democratic party. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Durbin Says He’s Against ‘Right to Work’ Laws and Doesn’t Want Them in Illinois

Durbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”

02/09/2015

Sen Dick Durbin (D-IL) makes his comments at the Jefferson Jackson dinner in St. Louis on June 7, 2014. The Jefferson Jackson dinner is a yearly gathering of the state's democratic party. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Durbin Wins Re-Election To U.S. Senate

High-ranking Illinois Democrat elected to 4th term

11/04/2014

Sen Dick Durbin (D-IL) makes his comments at the Jefferson Jackson dinner in St. Louis on June 7, 2014. The Jefferson Jackson dinner is a yearly gathering of the state's democratic party. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sen. Durbin: Foreclosure Crisis Still Lingering

Democrat serves up East St. Louis as model city devastated by housing market collapse.

11/02/2014

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sen. Durbin Against Sending Troops to Middle East

As the airstrikes on ISIS continue, there’s growing concern of reprisals against the United States and its allies. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin is reiterating that he is staunchly against sending ground troops into Iraq to fight ISIS.

09/29/2014

Stranded passengers wait for flights at O'Hare International Airport on September 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  O'Hare was forced to cancel more than 1,500 fights yesterday and more than 600 today after a contract worker sabotaged a suburban air traffic control center yesterday morning.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Durbin Calls For Probe Into Chicago Air Control Fire

U.S. Senator from Illinois wants to know if there was a security breach that led to crippling of two airports

09/28/2014

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