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Stories with person: Richard Durbin
  • A look at where Senate Democrats stand on the Iran deal 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 2:31 pm

    Congress will vote this month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The deal aims to dismantle Iran's nuclear capabilities in exchange for billions in international sanctions relief.

  • Illinois' Durbin gets a shot at political redemption story has photos
    Updated: Aug-29-15 9:53 am

    WASHINGTON - For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois: a chance at political redemption.

  • Democrats pledge to stand united in face of Rauner 'attacks' 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 5:47 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois Democrats, set back on their heels by an "epic struggle" with first-year Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, pledged Thursday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in opposition while a potentially bruising primary for a U.S. Senate race took shape.

  • Hottest ticket in Washington? It's for the Pope at Capitol story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 12:19 pm

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Peter Welch's sister, Maureen, had better intelligence than the five-term Vermont congressman about Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the United States and his historic address to Congress.