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Durbin: ‘No reason’ that others would remember night of alleged assault

Sen. Dick Durbin on Sunday advocated for a thorough investigation of a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying there’s “no reason“ other people would remember the night of the alleged incident.<p>“It’s no surprise, if another person was … in the house that night …

U.S. Politics

Durbin: ‘No reason’ for people to remember Kavanaugh at party accuser describes

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U.S. Supreme Court

Top Dem: Ford's decision to come forward 'speaks to her credibility'

Sen. Dick Durbin, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, joins "This Week" to discuss the latest in Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court …

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:<p>ABC's "This Week" — To be announced.<p>___<p>NBC's "Meet the Press" — To be announced.<p>___<p>CBS' "Face the Nation" …

Meet the Press

100 Million Dollar Improvements Coming To CTA Red, Purple Lines

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> To cover safety and accessibility upgrades on Chicago Transit Authority trains, federal funds are begin allocated to make …


Democratic senator: We must ‘listen’ to sexual assault victims. Then Clinton rape accuser speaks up.

Amid a woman’s allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh groped her when they were teenagers more than 35 years ago, Democrats are jumping on the development and saying the judge’s confirmation vote should be delayed pending a full investigation.<p>Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin was among …

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WATCH: CNN Floats Fast Hearing For Kavanaugh, Accuser. Durbin's Not Amused.

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) told CNN on Monday that he wants a fair hearing to take place for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser but he doesn't want …

U.S. Politics

Stop and postpone Kavanaugh vote, says Sen. Durbin

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., reacts to news that Kavanaugh's accuser would be willing to testify before the Judiciary Committee and why the vote on …

Congressional Committees

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Has Been Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Christine Blasey Ford came forward with her allegations.<p>On Friday, September 14, the <i>New Yorker</i> reported that the office of Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) had received a letter detailing sexual misconduct allegations against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. While the …

U.S. Supreme Court

Durbin: Kavanaugh accuser needs a public hearing, not phone calls

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Monday that the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault deserves a public hearing in …

U.S. Politics

Durbin calls for delay in Kavanaugh vote

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) late Saturday called for a delay to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett …

Brett Kavanaugh

GOP Sen. John Kennedy on Kavanaugh Fight: It’s Been an ‘Intergalactic Freakshow’

As Democrats and Republicans continue to butt heads over a secret memo detailing alleged sexual misconduct on the part of Supreme Court nominee Brett …

News (U.S.)

Feinstein says she passed Kavanaugh nomination information to federal investigators

WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she’s notified federal investigators about information she received concerning Supreme Court nominee Brett …

U.S. Politics

Evidence of Kavanaugh Perjury Mounts After Durbin Releases More "Confidential" Documents

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) doubled down Tuesday on accusations that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh committed perjury in his 2006 …

Liberal View

Senator Durbin Blames GOP For Chicago Gun Violence. James Woods Smokes Him.

Actor James Woods slammed Sen. Dick Durbin after the Democratic Illinois Senator blamed the Republican Party in a tweet for Chicago's gun violence …

Conservative View

What we're watching: Pence, Conway react to NYT op-ed on Sunday shows

The fallout from last week's anonymous New York Times op-ed continued Sunday with administration officials and lawmakers taking to the morning news …

News (U.S.)

WATCH: A president cannot overrule the courts, Kavanaugh says

Brett Kavanaugh is answering Democrats who fear he would not restrain President Donald Trump from the bench, saying the president cannot overrule the …

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Public visitation set for George Pradel

A public visitation will be held this weekend for former Naperville Mayor George Pradel, who led the city through enormous growth during two decades …

City Halls

Kavanaugh Explained His Garza Decision Denying An Immigrant Teen An Abortion

Brett Kavanaugh has only ever dealt with one case involving abortion rights in his whole career as a judge — so it was expected that at least one …

Trump Administration

Democrat Durbin continues to push Kavanaugh on document cover up, previous perjury

Sen. Patrick Leahy's (D-VT) wants to know from Brett Kavanaugh about his potential perjury before the Senate: "We have discovered evidence that Judge …

Liberal View

Sen. Durbin says NYT op-ed is credible

Ted Cruz

Sen. Durbin: Invoking 25th amendment 'a steep hill to climb'

Senator Dick Durbin discusses the blistering New York Times op-ed from an anonymous senior official blasting President Trump and the ongoing Brett …

Donald Trump

WATCH: Brett Kavanaugh Answers Abortion Question About the Garza Case

During the second day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Dick Durbin asked Kavanaugh to clarify why he ruled …

Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh, Durbin Spar Over Precedent in Immigration Labor Case

Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) pressed Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Sept. 5 on the meaning of precedent in his dissent to a 2008 decision that …


Dem. Senator Makes Stunning Admission About Protests During Kavanaugh Hearing

11:30 AM 09/04/2018<p>Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) confessed that the interruptions occurring during Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing had been planned during …

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These Photos Show the Chaos at Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearing

It was the "noise of democracy," as Senator Dick Durbin put it.<p>The confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh began Tuesday morning with immediate objections from Democrats in the Senate, howls of protest from members of the public, and dramatic demonstrations outside. It was a wild scene, …

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Sen. Durbin on efforts to stall Kavanaugh's confirmation

Democratic member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Dick Durbin on questions he has for Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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Sen. Durbin Scolds Sen. Grassley Over National Archive Exclusion In Vetting Documents

Sen. Dick Durbin was angered when Chairman Grassley made believe Republicans adhered to the correct process of vetting documents. "The National …


Sen. Durbin on the 'strong appetite' for Washington to change

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) tells Chris Jansing how the President’s approach to life is “so unusual, so different than what John McCain brought to this …


Illinois politicians react to the death of John McCain

Political leaders in Illinois shared their praise for John McCain and their sympathy for his family via Twitter on Saturday evening.<p>His Senate colleagues, Democrats Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, praised the Arizona senator as an American hero after news of McCain's death on Saturday.