Democrat senators, House GOP lawmakers and the Illinois Republican Party all condemned the move to fire Chicago-based U.S. Attorney John Lausch.
The U.S. Attorney for the Central District of Illinois on Thursday submitted his resignation to the Biden administration despite the state’s senators and two congressmen advocating for his retention.
In the wake of Wednesday's attack on the Capitol, Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin plans to reintroduce the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is touting the benefits of the pandemic and omnibus spending bill passed by Congress, but on Tuesday warned Illinois’ leaders not to count on federal help to balance the state’s budget.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday said that Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan should step down as chairman of the state Democratic Party, agreeing with the state’s senior U.S. senator that the longtime political powerbroker’s implication in a federal bribery investigation hurt Democrats in Tuesday’s elections.
Former Vice President Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump in Illinois and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin won reelection on Tuesday, continuing a pattern of Democratic dominance in the state.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, the second highest ranking Democratic senator, was re-elected into the Senate Tuesday night.
Illinois is holding its presidential election on Tuesday, November 3. Here's a look at the results.
Republican lawmakers in Chicago who strongly support Donald tTump say he won last night's debate, noting Joe Biden at times called the president a "clown."
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.