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Dick Durbin's Public Statements

Full Name: Richard 'Dick' J. Durbin
Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Majority Leader (Majority Whip)
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Loretta; 3 Children: Christine (deceased), Paul, Jennifer; 3 Grandchildren: Alex, Ona, Floyd
Birth Date: 11/21/1944
Birth Place: East Saint Louis, IL
Home City: East St. Louis, IL
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Consumer Safety and Protection
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Budget, Jobs and the Economy
Issue Position: Economic Stability and Poverty
Issue Position: Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Iraq, Afghanistan and Combating Terrorism
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Human Rights
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Agriculture and Rural Development
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Troop Support
Issue Position: Ethics and Campaign Reform
Issue Position: Economic Issues
Issue Position: Women's Issues
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Crime, Justice and the Judiciary
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Immigration Reform
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Fighting Terrorism
Issue Position: Science and Technology
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Health and Wellness
July 9, 2014 Durbin Issues Warning to Illinois Students: Stop Enrolling at Everest Campuses
July 9, 2014 Durbin Announces A More Than $78,000 Investment in Illinois Community and Law Enforcement Efforts
July 8, 2014 Durbin Statement on the Weekend Events in Jerusalem
July 8, 2014 Durbin: Scott AFB Named As Finalist to House Critical New Defense Facility
July 7, 2014 Durbin Calls for Action to Avert Looming Shortfall in Highway Trust Fund
July 7, 2014 Durbin Calls for Action to Avert Looming Shortfall in Highway Trust Fund
July 2, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Early Warning Reporting System
July 2, 2014 Durbin Announces a More Than $1.7 Million Investment in First-Responder-Capabilities for Chicago's South Suburbs
July 1, 2014 Illinois Radio Network - Highway Fund Dilema
July 1, 2014 Durbin Statement on Death of Israeli Teenagers
June 30, 2014 Progressive Railroading - UP, Illinois DOT to Fund Third Main Track on Metra's West Line
June 30, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio - Hobby Lobby Decision Says Corporations Have Religious Freedom; Local Cases Seek More
June 30, 2014 CBS St. Louis - Durbin: Federally Funded Road Projects in Illinois Could be Halted
June 30, 2014 Durbin: Women and Families Have a Right to Know if Employers Plan to Restrict Health Coverage
June 30, 2014 The Times of Northwest Indiana - Durbin Tours South Suburban Facility That Puts People to Pork in Medical Careers
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 27, 2014 Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin, Union Pacific Announce $90 Million Investment in West Line, Celebrate End of $82 Million CREATE Project
June 26, 2014 Scott AFB Lands 320-Worker Cyber-Security Effort
June 26, 2014 Executive Session
June 26, 2014 Family Smoking Prevention
June 26, 2014 Durbin, Brown, Warren, Baldwin, Sanders: Tax Credits Would Go to Companies that Invest in American Workers, Not Ship Jobs Overseas
June 26, 2014 Durbin, Shaheen, Toomey, Sessions Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Program to Curb Prescription Drug Addiction
June 26, 2014 Congo
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