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Durbin: I Won't Judge Emanuel on Single Incident
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
Chicago’s embattled mayor seems to have U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s support.
Durbin says he’s never seen Chicago as tense as it is now after Laquan McDonald shooting video sparked weeks of protests calling for policing …
Durbin Calls For Gun Legislation Following Calif. Shooting
Will Stevenson -- Illinois Radio Network
Senator Dick Durbin is among the first Illinois lawmakers to react to yesterday's deadly shootings in San Bernadino, California.
Durbin, from the Senate floor, says the statistics are enough to tell you, that the victims of mass shootings need more than ju…
Illinois Democrats Take Sides In Senate Primary Fight
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
Some powerful Democrats in Illinois are backing different candidates in the party’s U.S. Senate primary.
All the candidates have big-time backers: State Sen. Napoleon Harris (D-Harvey), has the endorsement of Illinois Senate President John Cullert…
Durbin Continues Push For Syrian Refugees
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) hopes Gov. Bruce Rauner will change his position on Syrian refugees if he meets them face to face.
In a letter to Rauner, Durbin asks him to personally meet some of the hundreds of Syrian refugees who have already resettled in Illin…
Durbin: 'Embarrassment' To Try To Block Syrian Refugees
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says the ideas from Republican presidential candidates on how to handle the Syrian refugee crisis are "an embarrassment."
Donald Trump says he could consider shutting down mosques and making all Muslims register with t…
Durbin Backs Increased U.S. Military Presence in Syria
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
What will be the final result of an increased U.S. military presence do in Syria? U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin isn’t quite sure.
Durbin says he’s willing to support President Obama’s decision to deploy special operations t…
Durbin Supports Raising Age To Buy Tobacco Products to 21
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is among the federal lawmakers who want to raise the age for buying tobacco products to 21.
Durbin says raising the tobacco-buying age from 18 will stop people from smoking, citing information from the National Institutes of Health …
Durbin: U.S. Should Accept 100,000 Syrian Refugees
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says far more Syrian refugees should be accepted into the U.S. than what President Obama has proposed.
The Obama administration has suggested allowing 10,000 refugees from Syria...
Potential Dem Senate Candidate Criticizes Duckworth, Durbin
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
A potential Democratic candidate in the U.S. Senate race isn't shy about criticizing members of his own party, including U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).
Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin is exploring the possibility of entering the race, saying he can …

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