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New York Awaits Vote On Same Sex Marriage

Thousands, Including Durbin and Quinn, Expected at Gay Marriage Rally

The Illinois Senate approved the measure last February, but the measure has stalled in the House. About a dozen votes are still needed.

10/22/2013

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Durbin: Sebelius Will Testify on Health Care Problems

“It was a big big job and we weren’t ready for it, as we should have been,” Durbin told KMOX.

10/21/2013

Illinois Adjutant General William Enyart

Ill. Delegation Struggles With Decision on Syria

Bill Enyart, the southern Illinois Democrat who once headed Illinois’ National Guard, says he hasn’t made up his mind about President Obama’s call for limited military force against Syria.

09/06/2013

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Durbin: The President Asked for Limited Authority

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-IL, said he just couldn’t stand by and watch atrocities continue in Syria.

09/06/2013

Shimkus, Durbin Not Sold on Syria Attack

Congressman John Shimkus (R-IL) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) both expressed either outright dismay or hesitancy about the plan.

09/03/2013

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

Sen. Durbin Encourages Violent Crime Gun Tracing

Illinois Democrat says he’ll introduce legislation this week.

07/21/2013

The air traffic control tower at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto, Ill. is targeted for closure on April 1. (KMOX/Brad Choat

5 Ill. Airport Towers Get Closure Reprieve

The towers are all operated for the FAA at low-traffic airports and were to close by mid-June as the result of government-wide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.

05/13/2013

U.S. Marshals attacked in St. Louis

6 Marshals to be Honored for Bravery in 2011 Gunfight

Federal lawmakers from Missouri and Illinois were expected to attend Monday’s ceremony in St. Louis honoring the law enforcers with the Congressional Badge of Bravery.

05/13/2013

WASHINGTON - JULY 29:  U.S. Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) is surrounded by members of the press after a post Senate Democratic Caucus meeting news briefing July 29, 2011 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate Majority Leader Reid planned to call for a vote on his version of the debt-limit bill at 1am on Sunday.  (Getty/Alex Wong)

Sen. Durbin Wanted Metro East Police Commission Done Yesterday

It’s nothing we haven’t heard before, legislative things take time, but U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said he wanted action yesterday.

03/28/2013

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin

Durbin Continues His Fight Against Energy Drinks

Last year he asked the FDA to require them to disclose their ingredients. Now he’s asking the manufacturers not to market to children.

03/26/2013

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