MO/IL Lawmakers React to GOP Tax BillDemocrats blast it, while Republicans say the middle class deserves a tax break.
Local Politicians React to Syrian Missile StrikesLocal Congress members react to the strikes on Syria.
Chicago, Carbondale, Springfield Host Women's MarchesSen. Dick Durbin took part in one outside Old Illinois State Capitol
Chicago to Receive $2.3M to Help with Police Overtime CostsThe city of Chicago is receiving more than $2.3 million in federal money to help cover overtime costs for police officers amid a spike in violent crime.
Metro-East to Get Some HUD GrantsSen. Dick Durbin's office says Madison & St. Clair Counties among recipients
Durbin Seeks National Park Status for Cahokia MoundsThe Democrat and East St. Louis native on Thursday sent a letter asking President Obama to declare the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville as a national monument.
Sen. Durbin Meets Supreme Court NomineeDemocrat from Illinois says Merrick Garland deserves a Senate hearing
Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin Taking Air Force One To CubaIllinois Democrat one of only four lawmakers invited to ride with President Obama.
Mo. & Ill. Reaction To Budget Bill PassageHouse Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) was able to get support from both sides of the aisle, & so did Senate leaders
Durbin: Fingerprint Foreign Visitors to U.S.U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says foreign visitors should be subject to fingerprinting when they come to the United States.
Durbin Wants Rauner to Meet The RefugeesRauner was among many governors to say their states would suspend efforts on resettling refugees from Syria.
Senators Seek Prison Time Reduction For Some OffendersBi-partisan compromise reached on criminal justice system reforms