Senator Dick Durbin

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Scott Air Force Base Makes Effort To Stay Open

One of the region’s major employers make efforts to stay open by providing sources of community support.



Drought Forces Debate on Ethanol

Some have suggested that ethanol production be temporarily halted to ensure enough feed for livestock.


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Sen. Dick Durbin Expects No New Gun Laws Because of Massacre

Durbin asks “Why in the world does anybody need a military assault weapon? Why?


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 to House Republicans: Don’t Waste Your Time

House of Representatives prepares to take up another measure to repeal the Affordable Care Act


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U.S. Sen. Durbin: “Mitt Romney Is The Obamacare Daddy”

Senator Dick Durbin feels the contrast between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is clear.


Dick Durbin meets With NFL Commissioner Goodell On Bounties In Pro Sports

Senator Sees Goodell, Calls Off Bounty Hearing

The meeting came about three months after Durbin first said he wanted Congress to examine whether federal law should make it a crime to have a bounty system.

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Durbin co-sponsors flood insurance measure

Senator Durbin Slams the East St. Louis Mayor Again

“There’s a mayor there who completely ignores it, and keeps all night, nightclubs open just attracting violence and drugs and thugs.”


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Battle to Continue Over Transportation Funding

“The House Republican transportation bill, which has failed three times to pass, would cut federal aid for highways to Illinois by 15 percent over the next five years.


Mayor says ‘No” to Senator’s Call to Close Bars Early

Mayor Alvin Parks responds to Senator Dick Durbin’s remarks


Mayor Parks to Address Senator Durbin’s Concerns

Sen. Durbin has called for bars and nightclubs to close earlier.



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