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Stories with person: Richard Durbin
  • Democrat, Republicans differ on Iran nuclear deal 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 6:44 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran drew support from a member of the Senate Democratic leadership and sharp criticism from a senior Republican on Tuesday, ahead of private briefings from Cabinet officials who negotiated the accord.

  • Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed story has photos
    Updated: Jul-16-15 4:46 pm

    WASHINGTON - More than a decade after No Child Left Behind established a stronger federal role in public education, the Senate on Thursday approved a rewrite of the much-criticized education law that would return much of that power to the states.