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U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin
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Length: 22:15

Illinois’ senior U.S. Senator Durbin is traveling the state during the Easter Recess on Capital Hill as Congress tries to find solutions to the slowing economy and the home mortgage crisis. On this edition of WSIU InFocus, Senator Durbin talks at length with our Jak Tichenor and Jeff Williams about Washington’s attempts to get the economy back on track and keep a roof over the heads of worried homeowners around the country. Senator Durbin also discusses: Congressional efforts to restore trust in the nation’s veteran’s health care system after a series of patient deaths at the Marion VA hospital, what’s next for the FutureGen clean coal demonstration project, improving Amtrak service in Illinois, and a host of other issues. It’s all next in this special program length interview.

Host: Jak Tichenor, Jeff Williams
Guest(s): Richard Durbin
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Link To video segment: Episode: 312