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Illinois Senators

If Term Limits Were Already in Place in Illinois, Who Would Be Gone?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.27.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has made term limits one of his four major campaign focuses. He's pushing a message of "Eight years and you're out." That got us thinking.

No Princes, One Pauper

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.15.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

No members of Illinois' congressional delegation crack OpenSecrets.org's list of wealthiest lawmakers, but one made the Top 25 poorest.

How These Senators Became Friends Across Party Lines

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — On Capitol Hill, where the partisan divide runs so deep it has shut down the government, it can be unusual for members of opposing pa...

U.S. Senator Would Make History With Reelection

Posted 03.11.2013 | Chicago

Senator Dick Durbin is going for the history books, ending months of speculation over whether the popular three-term senator from Illinois will run ag...

Committee Will Help Pick Next U.S. Attorney In Chicago

AP | By TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 08.25.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Illinois' two senators will appoint a six-member committee to help find a worthy successor to outgoing U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, wh...