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U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) poses with former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon (D-IL) in this file photo (Flickr/Sen. Mark Kirk)

Durbin Wants Air Base Site Named in Dixon’s Honor

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.

07/17/2014

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

Senator Durbin Plans 24-Hour Fast for Immigration Reform

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, several city aldermen and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin plan to fast for 24 hours to support immigration reform efforts.

12/13/2013

(TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Durbin Weighs in on Afghan Troop Withdrawl

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.

05/03/2012

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) endorses Matt Goetten of Carrollton for the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary nomination, February 11, 2012 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Durbin Endorses Goetten For Congress In Central Illinois

Greene County state’s attorney makes first bid for federal office.

02/11/2012

Cairo, Getty Images, Marco Longari

Americans Facing Charges in Egypt

Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois is outraged that a group of Americans could face charges in Egypt.

02/07/2012

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