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Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh nomination

Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh nomination

J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press September 10, 2018

Senate Democrats mounted a last, ferocious attempt Thursday to paint Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a foe of abortion rights and a likely defender of President Donald Trump if he makes...

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Kate Brunea November 5, 2014

Sen. Dick Durbin was elected to his fourth term as U.S. senator for Illinois Tuesday night. The election was called at 7:55 p.m.  and his supporters at campaign headquarters began celebrating...

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Julian Hayda November 5, 2014

The intimate hotel ballroom didn't bat an eye when the AP announced a solid win for Sen. Dick Durbin, nor did it seem to notice that Jim Oberweis, the Republican challenger, had ceded the race to Durbin,...

LIVE BLOG: Election 2014

LIVE BLOG: Election 2014

DePaulia Staff November 4, 2014

// Update from Rauner Headquarters 9:38 p.m. Energy was high at the Rauner election party at the Hilton in the South Loop, but the room was stale with a cash bar, no food and a mix of music from...

Sen. Dick Durbin speaks to college students about student loans at Harold
Washington Library Oct. 10 in an event with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) (Brenden Moore / The DePaulia)

Durbin, Warren talk student loans at Harold Washington Library ahead of Nov. election

Brenden Moore October 12, 2014

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) fired up Chicago college students in a joint appearance last week hoping to drive that constituency to the polls in November’s elections...

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