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Dick Durban

Dear Senator Grassley: You're a Filibusterin' Hypocrite

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Justice Thomas? He was confirmed 52-48, in a Senate with a Democratic majority. Could you imagine a Mitch McConnell-led Senate approving an Obama nomination of someone as far to the left as Thomas is to the right? And wait a minute, I thought it took 60 votes.

Joy Resmovits

Undocumented Students are Hoping for a DREAM | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.11.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Elier Lara, 19, has a lot riding on the Dream ACT, legislation that Senators Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) ...

A Second Chance for Obama

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

The Republicans' midterm triumph obviously is a demoralizing blow to President Obama, but it's also a second chance. Unlike the scores of Democratic l...