President Trump has now re-assigned 300 federal agents to Chicago, denouncing Democrats who run the city for failing to stem a huge surge in shootings and killings.
Illinois' senior senator expressed regret Wednesday and claims he was misunderstood. However, a black Republican colleague says Durbin's comment on the Senate floor hurt his soul.
Illinois Senate Democrats have sought more than $41 billion from the federal government in the next coronavirus relief plan, including $10 billion for a pension fund bailout.
Dick Durbin and Lori Lightfoot announced their endorsement alongside several members of Congress who have already endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration needs to better regulate the electronic cigarette industry in the wake of several vaping-related deaths, Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois urged Monday.
Attorney General William Barr said Monday he sees a way to legally require 2020 census respondents to declare whether or not they are citizens, despite a Supreme Court ruling that forbade asking the question.
President Trump has released his first budget plan and many lawmakers are not happy with it. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin calls the president's budget "terrible economic policy" saying it "would be a disaster for America."
Attorney General Jeff Sessions admits he met twice with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during last year's campaign but says the campaign never came up. Now democrats are accusing him of 'lying under oath' and say he should step down. Illinois Senator Dick Durbin talks about it.
Sen. Dick Durbin calls in to talk developments on the Brussels attacks and the president's historic visit to Cuba.