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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: Iraq
Issue Position: Consumer Safety and Protection
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Budget, Jobs and the Economy
Issue Position: Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Economic Issues
Issue Position: Economic Stability and Poverty
Issue Position: Agriculture and Rural Development
Issue Position: Iraq, Afghanistan and Combating Terrorism
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Human Rights
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Troop Support
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Crime, Justice and the Judiciary
Issue Position: Fighting Terrorism
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Women's Issues
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Immigration Reform
Issue Position: Ethics and Campaign Reform
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Science and Technology
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Health and Wellness
July 18, 2014 Durbin Statement on MH17, Situation in Ukraine
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
July 18, 2014 Durbin: Protecting Students Should Be Fitzgerald's Number One Priority in Cointhian Oversight
July 18, 2014 Sourcing Journal - U.S. Senate Introduces New Internet Sales Tax Bill
July 18, 2014 Durbin Applauds Administration Response to GOP Obstruction of Not My Boss's Business Act, Introduce Bill Requiring Employer Notification of Contraceptive Coverage for
July 18, 2014 Letter to Richard Gonzalez, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of AbbVie Inc.
July 18, 2014 Durbin, McCaskill, Eenyart PraiseFunding For Extension Of Growler Production Line In Senate Defense Spending Bill
July 18, 2014 Durbin, McCaskill, Enyart Praise Funding for Extension of Growler Production Line in Senate Defense Spending Bill
July 17, 2014 Durbin Meets with Illinois Corn Growers
July 17, 2014 Chicago Business - Durbin Sends Walgreen, AbbVie a Tax Message Crain's Chicago Business
July 17, 2014 Los Angeles Times - Members of Congress Call for Putin to Halt Intervention in Ukraine
July 17, 2014 WBGZ Radio - Durbin Visits Immigrant Shelter
July 17, 2014 Durbin's FY15 Defense Bill Passed by Senate Appropriations Committee
July 17, 2014 Dubin Statement on Use of Human Shields by Hamas in Gaza
July 17, 2014 Durbin Illinois Appropriations Bill Makes Critical Investment in Illinois Priorities
July 17, 2014 Durbin, Schneider Announce a Nearly a $230,000 Investment in Gurnee First Responder Capabilities
July 16, 2014 Sen. Durbin's Subcommittee Approves Growlers
July 16, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Tobacco Use in the Military
July 16, 2014 Durbin: Child Refugee Crisis at the Southern Border is a Human Tradgedy
July 16, 2014 Progress Illinois - Chicago Area Gets $31M In Federal Disaster Aid For April 2013 Storms
July 15, 2014 Senator Durbin, Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel and Cook County Board President Preckwinkle Announce More Than $31 Million in Hud Disaster Recovery Funding for Chicago Area
July 15, 2014 Associated Press - Military's Tobacco Discount: Up in Smoke
July 15, 2014 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Bill
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