Sen. Dick Durbin

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, confers with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., during the Senate Judiciary Committee's markup for the immigration reform bill on Capitol Hill on May 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

High-Tech Companies Pushing For More Concessions In Immigration Bill

High-tech companies looking to bring more skilled workers to the U.S. pushed Monday for more concessions in an immigration bill pending in the Senate.

05/14/2013

Democratic Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin is predicting that Republicans keep their House majority. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin Predicts GOP Keep House Majority

Democratic Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin predicts that the Republicans will keep the House majority in November.

09/18/2012

Jeff Spore with Atmos Energy works to disconnect a gas line to a home which was destroyed by a tornado on March 2, 2012 in Harrisburg, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FEMA Denies Disaster Aid To Illinois Counties Ravaged By Deadly Tornadoes

Illinois’ senators and Gov. Pat Quinn has sharply criticized a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deny disaster aid to southern Illinois counties ravaged by tornadoes and said they would seek to reverse the ruling.

03/12/2012

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