12/19/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Cook County Sheriff To Appear At Senate Foreclosure Hearing

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin will chair a hearing in Washington Wednesday on the foreclosure crisis.

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart will be among those testifying.

The hearing will look at the role bankruptcy courts can play in easing the crisis. It will focus on a bill that could help at-risk homeowners keep their homes by altering the terms of their mortgages.

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