President Barack Obama's address to a joint session of Congress Thursday night has the potential to be divisive; the prospect has even prompted some government officials like Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh to boycott the event.But U.S.
Illinois' two U.S. Senators are arguing about how much financial support the U.S. should send to Pakistan.Republican Sen. Mark Kirk made a policy speech Tuesday at the Union League Club, proposing a new warning against Pakistan."
Illinois U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has revealed a bit more about what the future of the federal debt debates will look like.Part of the agreement that extended the debt ceiling called for the creation of a bipartisan congressional committee made up of senators and representatives.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, said he wants to continue sending financial aid to Pakistan. His comments come a week after U.S. troops raided a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, killing Osama bin Laden.Durbin said the U.S.