Democratic Party

5:18 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Durbin Supportive of NSA Changes

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (File photo)
Credit Sen. Dick Durbin / Flickr

Illinois' senior U.S. Senator says he supports President Barack Obama's changes for the National Security Agency. Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky reports.


President Obama's seen a split within his own party since Edward Snowden's revelations about how the U.S is gathering intelligence. But at least one Democrat -- Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin -- says Obama is taking the right steps in balancing privacy with keeping America safe.

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11:03 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

IL Democrats to meet for candidate slating in 2014

The Democratic Party of Illinois says it'll meet later this month to consider slating statewide candidates in next year's election. But as IPR’s Brian Mackey reports, at least one of those candidates thinks it’s a bad idea:
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