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Trump says he will renew effort to end legal protections for immigrants

Trump says he will renew effort to end legal protections for immigrants

WASHINGTON -- Undeterred by this week's Supreme Court ruling, President Donald Trump said Friday he will renew his effort to end legal protections for hundreds [...]

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David Webb sounds off on 'hypocrisy' of Dick Durbin using word 'token' to criticize Tim Scott

David Webb sounds off on 'hypocrisy' of Dick Durbin using word 'token' to criticize Tim Scott

Radio talk show host David Webb on Thursday blasted Sen. Dick Durbin for calling Sen. Tim Scott's role on a GOP-led police reform measure a “token approach.”

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Sen. Scott criticizes Sen. Durbin for calling his policing bill a ‘token, half-hearted approach’

Sen. Scott criticizes Sen. Durbin for calling his policing bill a ‘token, half-hearted approach’

Durbin communications director Emily Hampsten said, "The minute Sen. Durbin heard that he had offended Sen. Scott, he sought him out on the floor and apologize [...]

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Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill

Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill

Republican Sen. Tim Scott fired back at Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin on Twitter Wednesday after Mr. Durbin referred to his policing bill as a

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Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

WGN-Channel 9 will originate a live virtual town on the coronavirus pandemic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday -- to be simulcast on news/talk WGN 720-AM and eight oth [...]

Read full article: Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual tow...→
Willie Wilson offers free masks — and trouble for Lightfoot, Pritzker as he readies Senate run

Willie Wilson offers free masks — and trouble for Lightfoot, Pritzker as he readies Senate run

He might not be a serious threat to unseat U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin. But these are strange times. And Wilson seems to have figured out how to run amid a pandemic [...]

Read full article: Willie Wilson offers free masks — and tr...→
Durbin, Preckwinkle Visit Stroger Hospital COVID-19 Testing Site

Durbin, Preckwinkle Visit Stroger Hospital COVID-19 Testing Site

The site, at 1969 West Ogden, offers both drive through and walk-up testing services.

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Durbin, Grassley request DOJ IG investigate implementation of coronavirus legislation at prisons

Durbin, Grassley request DOJ IG investigate implementation of coronavirus legislation at prisons

Sens. Dick Durbin and Chuck Grassley asked the Justice Department inspector general to add reviewing the implementation of criminal justice reform and coronavi [...]

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Durbin warns of 'dangerous and risky' Senate return on April 20

Durbin warns of 'dangerous and risky' Senate return on April 20

The Illinois Democrat says some lawmakers “decided they’re not going to get back on an airplane.”

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Durbin: Pritzker aiming to organize an airlift of COVID-19 supplies from China to Illinois

Durbin: Pritzker aiming to organize an airlift of COVID-19 supplies from China to Illinois

The governor also has found an Illinois company with supplies to sell - but was seeking a better price from another state, Durbin said.

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What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

Per Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth: $16 million for the Illinois Department of Public Health and $9 million for the Chicago Department of Publi [...]

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Chicago-Area Doctors and Medical Students Celebrate DACA Ruling

Chicago-Area Doctors and Medical Students Celebrate DACA Ruling

Chicago-area medical professionals who are in the United States as recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program hailed the Supreme C [...]

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Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott for ‘token’ remark on GOP police reform bill

Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott for ‘token’ remark on GOP police reform bill

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin apologized to GOP Sen. Tim Scott for saying the Republican’s police reforms amounted to a “token” approach. “The minute Sen. Durbin [...]

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Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott after 'token' remark

Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott after 'token' remark

“The minute Sen. Durbin heard that he had offended Sen. Scott, he sought him out on the floor and apologized,” his spokeswoman says.

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Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill: ‘Still wearing those kente cloths?’

Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill: ‘Still wearing those kente cloths?’

Republican Sen. Tim Scott fired back at Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin on Twitter Wednesday after Mr. Durbin referred to his policing bill as a “token, halfhearte [...]

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Chicago Mayor to Join Faith Leaders for ‘Groundbreaking’ March Friday

Chicago Mayor to Join Faith Leaders for ‘Groundbreaking’ March Friday

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin are set to join Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and West Side faith leaders for a “groundbreaking” march Friday d [...]

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President Trump taps Normal, Illinois, mayor to Amtrak board following Sen. Durbin’s recommendation

President Trump taps Normal, Illinois, mayor to Amtrak board following Sen. Durbin’s recommendation

Trump also picked Sarah Feinberg for the Amtrak Board. When ex-Mayor Rahm Emanuel was President Obama’s chief of staff, Feinberg was his spokeswoman.

Read full article: President Trump taps Normal, Illinois, m...→
Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin stopped by the hospital's drive-through testing site Friday morning, saying he wants everyone to know how important testing is to the nat [...]

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Durbin: Democrats should hold virtual convention, not gather in Milwaukee

Durbin: Democrats should hold virtual convention, not gather in Milwaukee

In an interview with the Sun-Times, the Democratic senator also said he wants transparency in the new payroll loan program. Companies with "no losses because o [...]

Read full article: Durbin: Democrats should hold virtual co...→
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Rural Indiana virus worry: ‘What more could I have done?'

The coronavirus pandemic surged into Sean Durbin’s farm-speckled Indiana county much faster than most other parts of rural America, contributing to at least 10 [...]

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Dick Durbin ‘99.9%’ sure grandchild had COVID-19, calls McConnell’s Trump defense ‘pathetic’

Dick Durbin ‘99.9%’ sure grandchild had COVID-19, calls McConnell’s Trump defense ‘pathetic’

Durbin said Mitch McConnell’s assertion that Donald Trump could not focus on the impending coronavirus pandemic because of his Senate impeachment trial "pathet [...]

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Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

With essential medical supplies running low due to the coronavirus outbreak, Project CURE, with the support of Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, [...]

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Watch live at 2:30 p.m.: Gov. Pritzker gives latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Watch live at 2:30 p.m.: Gov. Pritzker gives latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced new updates regarding the state's efforts to thwart the growth of the coronavirus outbreak Thursday and was expected to b [...]

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Durbin warns Supreme Court DACA win could be temporary: ‘Keep looking over your shoulder’

Durbin warns Supreme Court DACA win could be temporary: ‘Keep looking over your shoulder’

"This isn’t resolved until this president says ‘I’m not going to go after DACA for some period of time," Durbin told the Sun-Times.

Read full article: Durbin warns Supreme Court DACA win coul...→
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Durbin apologizes after

Durbin apologizes after "token" remark about Tim Scott-led police reform bill

Senator Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina, said Durbin's comment "hurts my soul for my country, for our people."

Read full article: Durbin apologizes after "token" remark a...→
Tim Scott Slams Dick Durbin for Referring to His Police Bill as a 'Token' Measure

Tim Scott Slams Dick Durbin for Referring to His Police Bill as a 'Token' Measure

Sen. Tim Scott clapped back at Sen. Dick Durbin after the Senate minority whip dismissed his police reform bill as a "token"measure.

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Sen. Tim Scott hits back at Durbin for complaining of 'token' approach to police reform

Sen. Tim Scott hits back at Durbin for complaining of 'token' approach to police reform

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., on Wednesday fired back at Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., after the Democrat appeared to dismiss the GOP Senate police reform bill that he s [...]

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Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are among a large group of Democratic lawmakers sponsoring a police reform bill in the aftermath of George Fl [...]

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Sen. Durbin hits the ‘frontline’ of the county’s battle against COVID-19

Sen. Durbin hits the ‘frontline’ of the county’s battle against COVID-19

The battle against the deadly coronavirus should include more money for testing, Durbin said, standing outside of tents that serve as walk-up and drive-thru te [...]

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Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...]

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Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, two of the most vociferous critics of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, have [...]

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Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid pandemic

The biofuel may be controversial to some, but not to Illinois' U.S. senators, who want it cut of $14 billion set aside to help agriculture in the COVID-19 reli [...]

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Durbin: Gov. Pritzker Calling on Airline CEOs to Organize Supply Airlift

Durbin: Gov. Pritzker Calling on Airline CEOs to Organize Supply Airlift

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Wednesday that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has called for airline chief executives to organize an airlift to bring personal protection eq [...]

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Here’s what the coronavirus stimulus package will mean for Illinois

Here’s what the coronavirus stimulus package will mean for Illinois

“Something miraculous has happened in Washington. We’ve actually done something, on a timely basis,” Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Thursday about the $2.2 tri [...]

Read full article: Here’s what the coronavirus stimulus pac...→
Trump says he will renew effort to end legal protections for immigrants

Trump says he will renew effort to end legal protections for immigrants

WASHINGTON -- Undeterred by this week's Supreme Court ruling, President Donald Trump said Friday he will renew his effort to end legal protections for hundreds [...]

Read full article: Trump says he will renew effort to end l...→
Durbin warns Supreme Court DACA win could be temporary: ‘Keep looking over your shoulder’

Durbin warns Supreme Court DACA win could be temporary: ‘Keep looking over your shoulder’

"This isn’t resolved until this president says ‘I’m not going to go after DACA for some period of time," Durbin told the Sun-Times.

Read full article: Durbin warns Supreme Court DACA win coul...→
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Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott for ‘token’ remark on GOP police reform bill

Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott for ‘token’ remark on GOP police reform bill

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin apologized to GOP Sen. Tim Scott for saying the Republican’s police reforms amounted to a “token” approach. “The minute Sen. Durbin [...]

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Sen. Scott criticizes Sen. Durbin for calling his policing bill a ‘token, half-hearted approach’

Sen. Scott criticizes Sen. Durbin for calling his policing bill a ‘token, half-hearted approach’

Durbin communications director Emily Hampsten said, "The minute Sen. Durbin heard that he had offended Sen. Scott, he sought him out on the floor and apologize [...]

Read full article: Sen. Scott criticizes Sen. Durbin for ca...→
Tim Scott Slams Dick Durbin for Referring to His Police Bill as a 'Token' Measure

Tim Scott Slams Dick Durbin for Referring to His Police Bill as a 'Token' Measure

Sen. Tim Scott clapped back at Sen. Dick Durbin after the Senate minority whip dismissed his police reform bill as a "token"measure.

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Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill: ‘Still wearing those kente cloths?’

Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill: ‘Still wearing those kente cloths?’

Republican Sen. Tim Scott fired back at Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin on Twitter Wednesday after Mr. Durbin referred to his policing bill as a “token, halfhearte [...]

Read full article: Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin b...→
Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are among a large group of Democratic lawmakers sponsoring a police reform bill in the aftermath of George Fl [...]

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President Trump taps Normal, Illinois, mayor to Amtrak board following Sen. Durbin’s recommendation

President Trump taps Normal, Illinois, mayor to Amtrak board following Sen. Durbin’s recommendation

Trump also picked Sarah Feinberg for the Amtrak Board. When ex-Mayor Rahm Emanuel was President Obama’s chief of staff, Feinberg was his spokeswoman.

Read full article: President Trump taps Normal, Illinois, m...→
Willie Wilson offers free masks — and trouble for Lightfoot, Pritzker as he readies Senate run

Willie Wilson offers free masks — and trouble for Lightfoot, Pritzker as he readies Senate run

He might not be a serious threat to unseat U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin. But these are strange times. And Wilson seems to have figured out how to run amid a pandemic [...]

Read full article: Willie Wilson offers free masks — and tr...→
Sen. Durbin hits the ‘frontline’ of the county’s battle against COVID-19

Sen. Durbin hits the ‘frontline’ of the county’s battle against COVID-19

The battle against the deadly coronavirus should include more money for testing, Durbin said, standing outside of tents that serve as walk-up and drive-thru te [...]

Read full article: Sen. Durbin hits the ‘frontline’ of the ...→
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Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin stopped by the hospital's drive-through testing site Friday morning, saying he wants everyone to know how important testing is to the nat [...]

Read full article: Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates R...→
Durbin, Grassley request DOJ IG investigate implementation of coronavirus legislation at prisons

Durbin, Grassley request DOJ IG investigate implementation of coronavirus legislation at prisons

Sens. Dick Durbin and Chuck Grassley asked the Justice Department inspector general to add reviewing the implementation of criminal justice reform and coronavi [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Grassley request DOJ IG investig...→
Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, two of the most vociferous critics of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, have [...]

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Rural Indiana virus worry: ‘What more could I have done?'

The coronavirus pandemic surged into Sean Durbin’s farm-speckled Indiana county much faster than most other parts of rural America, contributing to at least 10 [...]

Read full article: Rural Indiana virus worry: ‘What more co...→
Durbin warns of 'dangerous and risky' Senate return on April 20

Durbin warns of 'dangerous and risky' Senate return on April 20

The Illinois Democrat says some lawmakers “decided they’re not going to get back on an airplane.”

Read full article: Durbin warns of 'dangerous and risky' Se...→
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Durbin: Gov. Pritzker Calling on Airline CEOs to Organize Supply Airlift

Durbin: Gov. Pritzker Calling on Airline CEOs to Organize Supply Airlift

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Wednesday that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has called for airline chief executives to organize an airlift to bring personal protection eq [...]

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Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

With essential medical supplies running low due to the coronavirus outbreak, Project CURE, with the support of Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, [...]

Read full article: Project CURE to host equipment drive at ...→
What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

Per Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth: $16 million for the Illinois Department of Public Health and $9 million for the Chicago Department of Publi [...]

Read full article: What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illin...→
Chicago-Area Doctors and Medical Students Celebrate DACA Ruling

Chicago-Area Doctors and Medical Students Celebrate DACA Ruling

Chicago-area medical professionals who are in the United States as recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program hailed the Supreme C [...]

Read full article: Chicago-Area Doctors and Medical Student...→
David Webb sounds off on 'hypocrisy' of Dick Durbin using word 'token' to criticize Tim Scott

David Webb sounds off on 'hypocrisy' of Dick Durbin using word 'token' to criticize Tim Scott

Radio talk show host David Webb on Thursday blasted Sen. Dick Durbin for calling Sen. Tim Scott's role on a GOP-led police reform measure a “token approach.”

Read full article: David Webb sounds off on 'hypocrisy' of ...→
Durbin apologizes after

Durbin apologizes after "token" remark about Tim Scott-led police reform bill

Senator Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina, said Durbin's comment "hurts my soul for my country, for our people."

Read full article: Durbin apologizes after "token" remark a...→
Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott after 'token' remark

Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott after 'token' remark

“The minute Sen. Durbin heard that he had offended Sen. Scott, he sought him out on the floor and apologized,” his spokeswoman says.

Read full article: Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott afte...→
Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill

Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill

Republican Sen. Tim Scott fired back at Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin on Twitter Wednesday after Mr. Durbin referred to his policing bill as a

Read full article: Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin b...→
Sen. Tim Scott hits back at Durbin for complaining of 'token' approach to police reform

Sen. Tim Scott hits back at Durbin for complaining of 'token' approach to police reform

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., on Wednesday fired back at Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., after the Democrat appeared to dismiss the GOP Senate police reform bill that he s [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott hits back at Durbin for c...→
Chicago Mayor to Join Faith Leaders for ‘Groundbreaking’ March Friday

Chicago Mayor to Join Faith Leaders for ‘Groundbreaking’ March Friday

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin are set to join Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and West Side faith leaders for a “groundbreaking” march Friday d [...]

Read full article: Chicago Mayor to Join Faith Leaders for ...→
Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

WGN-Channel 9 will originate a live virtual town on the coronavirus pandemic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday -- to be simulcast on news/talk WGN 720-AM and eight oth [...]

Read full article: Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual tow...→
Durbin, Preckwinkle Visit Stroger Hospital COVID-19 Testing Site

Durbin, Preckwinkle Visit Stroger Hospital COVID-19 Testing Site

The site, at 1969 West Ogden, offers both drive through and walk-up testing services.

Read full article: Durbin, Preckwinkle Visit Stroger Hospit...→
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Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm ab...→
Durbin: Democrats should hold virtual convention, not gather in Milwaukee

Durbin: Democrats should hold virtual convention, not gather in Milwaukee

In an interview with the Sun-Times, the Democratic senator also said he wants transparency in the new payroll loan program. Companies with "no losses because o [...]

Read full article: Durbin: Democrats should hold virtual co...→
  • #Durbin

Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid pandemic

The biofuel may be controversial to some, but not to Illinois' U.S. senators, who want it cut of $14 billion set aside to help agriculture in the COVID-19 reli [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid ...→
Dick Durbin ‘99.9%’ sure grandchild had COVID-19, calls McConnell’s Trump defense ‘pathetic’

Dick Durbin ‘99.9%’ sure grandchild had COVID-19, calls McConnell’s Trump defense ‘pathetic’

Durbin said Mitch McConnell’s assertion that Donald Trump could not focus on the impending coronavirus pandemic because of his Senate impeachment trial "pathet [...]

Read full article: Dick Durbin ‘99.9%’ sure grandchild had ...→
Durbin: Pritzker aiming to organize an airlift of COVID-19 supplies from China to Illinois

Durbin: Pritzker aiming to organize an airlift of COVID-19 supplies from China to Illinois

The governor also has found an Illinois company with supplies to sell - but was seeking a better price from another state, Durbin said.

Read full article: Durbin: Pritzker aiming to organize an a...→
Here’s what the coronavirus stimulus package will mean for Illinois

Here’s what the coronavirus stimulus package will mean for Illinois

“Something miraculous has happened in Washington. We’ve actually done something, on a timely basis,” Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Thursday about the $2.2 tri [...]

Read full article: Here’s what the coronavirus stimulus pac...→
Watch live at 2:30 p.m.: Gov. Pritzker gives latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Watch live at 2:30 p.m.: Gov. Pritzker gives latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced new updates regarding the state's efforts to thwart the growth of the coronavirus outbreak Thursday and was expected to b [...]

Read full article: Watch live at 2:30 p.m.: Gov. Pritzker g...→
Trump says he will renew effort to end legal protections for immigrants

Trump says he will renew effort to end legal protections for immigrants

WASHINGTON -- Undeterred by this week's Supreme Court ruling, President Donald Trump said Friday he will renew his effort to end legal protections for hundreds [...]

Read full article: Trump says he will renew effort to end l...→
Chicago-Area Doctors and Medical Students Celebrate DACA Ruling

Chicago-Area Doctors and Medical Students Celebrate DACA Ruling

Chicago-area medical professionals who are in the United States as recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program hailed the Supreme C [...]

Read full article: Chicago-Area Doctors and Medical Student...→
Durbin warns Supreme Court DACA win could be temporary: ‘Keep looking over your shoulder’

Durbin warns Supreme Court DACA win could be temporary: ‘Keep looking over your shoulder’

"This isn’t resolved until this president says ‘I’m not going to go after DACA for some period of time," Durbin told the Sun-Times.

Read full article: Durbin warns Supreme Court DACA win coul...→
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David Webb sounds off on 'hypocrisy' of Dick Durbin using word 'token' to criticize Tim Scott

David Webb sounds off on 'hypocrisy' of Dick Durbin using word 'token' to criticize Tim Scott

Radio talk show host David Webb on Thursday blasted Sen. Dick Durbin for calling Sen. Tim Scott's role on a GOP-led police reform measure a “token approach.”

Read full article: David Webb sounds off on 'hypocrisy' of ...→
Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott for ‘token’ remark on GOP police reform bill

Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott for ‘token’ remark on GOP police reform bill

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin apologized to GOP Sen. Tim Scott for saying the Republican’s police reforms amounted to a “token” approach. “The minute Sen. Durbin [...]

Read full article: Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott for ...→
Durbin apologizes after

Durbin apologizes after "token" remark about Tim Scott-led police reform bill

Senator Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina, said Durbin's comment "hurts my soul for my country, for our people."

Read full article: Durbin apologizes after "token" remark a...→
Sen. Scott criticizes Sen. Durbin for calling his policing bill a ‘token, half-hearted approach’

Sen. Scott criticizes Sen. Durbin for calling his policing bill a ‘token, half-hearted approach’

Durbin communications director Emily Hampsten said, "The minute Sen. Durbin heard that he had offended Sen. Scott, he sought him out on the floor and apologize [...]

Read full article: Sen. Scott criticizes Sen. Durbin for ca...→
Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott after 'token' remark

Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott after 'token' remark

“The minute Sen. Durbin heard that he had offended Sen. Scott, he sought him out on the floor and apologized,” his spokeswoman says.

Read full article: Dick Durbin apologizes to Tim Scott afte...→
Tim Scott Slams Dick Durbin for Referring to His Police Bill as a 'Token' Measure

Tim Scott Slams Dick Durbin for Referring to His Police Bill as a 'Token' Measure

Sen. Tim Scott clapped back at Sen. Dick Durbin after the Senate minority whip dismissed his police reform bill as a "token"measure.

Read full article: Tim Scott Slams Dick Durbin for Referrin...→
Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill

Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill

Republican Sen. Tim Scott fired back at Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin on Twitter Wednesday after Mr. Durbin referred to his policing bill as a

Read full article: Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin b...→
Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill: ‘Still wearing those kente cloths?’

Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin blasts ‘token’ bill: ‘Still wearing those kente cloths?’

Republican Sen. Tim Scott fired back at Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin on Twitter Wednesday after Mr. Durbin referred to his policing bill as a “token, halfhearte [...]

Read full article: Tim Scott fires back after Dick Durbin b...→
Sen. Tim Scott hits back at Durbin for complaining of 'token' approach to police reform

Sen. Tim Scott hits back at Durbin for complaining of 'token' approach to police reform

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., on Wednesday fired back at Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., after the Democrat appeared to dismiss the GOP Senate police reform bill that he s [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott hits back at Durbin for c...→
Chicago Mayor to Join Faith Leaders for ‘Groundbreaking’ March Friday

Chicago Mayor to Join Faith Leaders for ‘Groundbreaking’ March Friday

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin are set to join Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and West Side faith leaders for a “groundbreaking” march Friday d [...]

Read full article: Chicago Mayor to Join Faith Leaders for ...→
Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are among a large group of Democratic lawmakers sponsoring a police reform bill in the aftermath of George Fl [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘...→
Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

WGN-Channel 9 will originate a live virtual town on the coronavirus pandemic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday -- to be simulcast on news/talk WGN 720-AM and eight oth [...]

Read full article: Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual tow...→
President Trump taps Normal, Illinois, mayor to Amtrak board following Sen. Durbin’s recommendation

President Trump taps Normal, Illinois, mayor to Amtrak board following Sen. Durbin’s recommendation

Trump also picked Sarah Feinberg for the Amtrak Board. When ex-Mayor Rahm Emanuel was President Obama’s chief of staff, Feinberg was his spokeswoman.

Read full article: President Trump taps Normal, Illinois, m...→
Willie Wilson offers free masks — and trouble for Lightfoot, Pritzker as he readies Senate run

Willie Wilson offers free masks — and trouble for Lightfoot, Pritzker as he readies Senate run

He might not be a serious threat to unseat U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin. But these are strange times. And Wilson seems to have figured out how to run amid a pandemic [...]

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Sen. Durbin hits the ‘frontline’ of the county’s battle against COVID-19

Sen. Durbin hits the ‘frontline’ of the county’s battle against COVID-19

The battle against the deadly coronavirus should include more money for testing, Durbin said, standing outside of tents that serve as walk-up and drive-thru te [...]

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Durbin, Preckwinkle Visit Stroger Hospital COVID-19 Testing Site

Durbin, Preckwinkle Visit Stroger Hospital COVID-19 Testing Site

The site, at 1969 West Ogden, offers both drive through and walk-up testing services.

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Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin stopped by the hospital's drive-through testing site Friday morning, saying he wants everyone to know how important testing is to the nat [...]

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Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...]

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Durbin, Grassley request DOJ IG investigate implementation of coronavirus legislation at prisons

Durbin, Grassley request DOJ IG investigate implementation of coronavirus legislation at prisons

Sens. Dick Durbin and Chuck Grassley asked the Justice Department inspector general to add reviewing the implementation of criminal justice reform and coronavi [...]

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Durbin: Democrats should hold virtual convention, not gather in Milwaukee

Durbin: Democrats should hold virtual convention, not gather in Milwaukee

In an interview with the Sun-Times, the Democratic senator also said he wants transparency in the new payroll loan program. Companies with "no losses because o [...]

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Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, two of the most vociferous critics of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, have [...]

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Rural Indiana virus worry: ‘What more could I have done?'

The coronavirus pandemic surged into Sean Durbin’s farm-speckled Indiana county much faster than most other parts of rural America, contributing to at least 10 [...]

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Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid pandemic

The biofuel may be controversial to some, but not to Illinois' U.S. senators, who want it cut of $14 billion set aside to help agriculture in the COVID-19 reli [...]

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Durbin warns of 'dangerous and risky' Senate return on April 20

Durbin warns of 'dangerous and risky' Senate return on April 20

The Illinois Democrat says some lawmakers “decided they’re not going to get back on an airplane.”

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Dick Durbin ‘99.9%’ sure grandchild had COVID-19, calls McConnell’s Trump defense ‘pathetic’

Dick Durbin ‘99.9%’ sure grandchild had COVID-19, calls McConnell’s Trump defense ‘pathetic’

Durbin said Mitch McConnell’s assertion that Donald Trump could not focus on the impending coronavirus pandemic because of his Senate impeachment trial "pathet [...]

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Durbin: Gov. Pritzker Calling on Airline CEOs to Organize Supply Airlift

Durbin: Gov. Pritzker Calling on Airline CEOs to Organize Supply Airlift

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Wednesday that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has called for airline chief executives to organize an airlift to bring personal protection eq [...]

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Durbin: Pritzker aiming to organize an airlift of COVID-19 supplies from China to Illinois

Durbin: Pritzker aiming to organize an airlift of COVID-19 supplies from China to Illinois

The governor also has found an Illinois company with supplies to sell - but was seeking a better price from another state, Durbin said.

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Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

With essential medical supplies running low due to the coronavirus outbreak, Project CURE, with the support of Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, [...]

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Here’s what the coronavirus stimulus package will mean for Illinois

Here’s what the coronavirus stimulus package will mean for Illinois

“Something miraculous has happened in Washington. We’ve actually done something, on a timely basis,” Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Thursday about the $2.2 tri [...]

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What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

Per Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth: $16 million for the Illinois Department of Public Health and $9 million for the Chicago Department of Publi [...]

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Watch live at 2:30 p.m.: Gov. Pritzker gives latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Watch live at 2:30 p.m.: Gov. Pritzker gives latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced new updates regarding the state's efforts to thwart the growth of the coronavirus outbreak Thursday and was expected to b [...]

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