U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin called Attorney General Eric Holder “a valuable ally” for Illinois and “an important partner in working to address gun violence in Chicago and East St. Louis.”
A building at southwestern Illinois Air Force base will bear the name of late former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon, if a federal lawmaker from Illinois gets his way.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, several city aldermen and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin plan to fast for 24 hours to support immigration reform efforts.
While the time frame for American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan is not as fast-paced as he wants, Durbin says he’s happy that most troops will be home by 2014.
Greene County state’s attorney makes first bid for federal office.
Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois is outraged that a group of Americans could face charges in Egypt.