Durbin, 79, undergoes hip replacement surgery in Illinois

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois underwent hip replacement surgery Thursday and will remain in his home state of Illinois until he's cleared by his doctor for travel to Washington, according to his office.

Striking UAW workers in Bolingbrook get political support from Durbin

Workers at the GM parts distribution facility in Bolingbrook walked off the job on Friday, and have set up a picket line in front of the now shuttered facility. On Monday, they got a visit in a show of support from Illinois' senior U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.