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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Campaign Finance and Elections

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
Birth Date: 11/21/1944
Birth Place: East Saint Louis, IL
Home City: Springfield, IL
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Feb. 11, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee - Bipartisan Support for Improving U.S. Elections: An Overview from the Presidential Commission on Election Administration
Jan. 16, 2014 Elections in Belarus
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Disclosure of Corporate Political Spending Should be Part of 2014 Agenda
June 27, 2013 Voting Rights Act
June 25, 2013 Durbin Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision on the Voting Rights Act
Feb. 28, 2013 Shelby County v. Holder
Oct. 21, 2012 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript
Oct. 4, 2012 Wave Of Anti-Voter State Laws Detailed by GAO
Sept. 19, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012
Sept. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Citizens United Court and the Continuing Importance of the Voting Rights Act
Aug. 19, 2012 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript
July 24, 2012 Durbin Chairs Hearing on Citizens United Decision and the Rise of Super PACs
July 16, 2012 Disclose Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
May 7, 2012 Following Senate Hearing in Cleveland, Sens. Brown, Durbin, Rep. Fudge Take a Stand Against Infringements on Voting Rights
May 7, 2012 Durbin Chairs Field Hearing on Ohio Voting Law
April 30, 2012 Durbin Announces Field Hearing on Ohio Voting Law
April 8, 2012 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
March 30, 2012 WBUR "Planet Money" - Transcript
March 5, 2012 Durbin, Nelson Statement on the Department of Justice's Challenge of Florida's New Voting Law
Jan. 27, 2012 Durbin Chairs First-Ever Field Hearing on Florida's Voting Law
Jan. 19, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Schapiro, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Sept. 8, 2011 Voting Rights
June 29, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States and The Honorable Mary L. Schapiro, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
April 7, 2011 Fair Elections Now Act
April 6, 2011 Durbin, Larson Introduce Fair Elections Now Act, Durbin Announces Hearing on Campaign Finance Reform
Nov. 1, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Sept. 22, 2010 The Disclose Act
Sept. 7, 2010 Durbin Statement Regarding Mayor Richard M. Daley
Feb. 2, 2010 Fair Elections Now Act
May 21, 2009 Durbin Introduces Bill Requiring Universities to Offer Voter Registration to Students
March 31, 2009 Press Conference With Senator Dick Durbin; Senator Arlen Specter; Representative John Larson; Representative Walter Jones; And Representative Chellie Pingree
Feb. 12, 2009 Senate Approves Durbin Resolution to Commemorate Lincoln Bicentennial
Nov. 18, 2008 Durbin Re-Elected As Senate Assistant Majority Leader
Sept. 16, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Michael B. Mukasey, Attorney General
Aug. 28, 2008 Four Years Ago in Boston, I Introduced a Friend
Aug. 27, 2008 MSNBC "Decision 08" - Interview Transcript
July 31, 2008 Durbin Introduces Bill Requiring Universities to Offer Voter Registration to Students
April 22, 2008 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
April 20, 2008 FOX News Sunday - Transcript
March 3, 2008 MSNBC Decision 08' - Transcript
Feb. 17, 2008 NBC "Meet the Press"-Transcript
June 20, 2007 Hearing of the Rules Committee on The Fair Elections Now Act
April 13, 2007 Senators Feinstein and Durbin Seek Response from EAC Regarding Allegations of Altered or Delayed Studies
March 21, 2007 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2008
Jan. 4, 2006 Statement of Senator Durbin Regarding Campaign Contributions
Jan. 6, 2005 Objection to Counting of Ohio Electoral Votes
June 25, 2003 Ron Michaelson: 29 Years at the Illinois State Board of Elections
Issue Position: Ethics and Campaign Reform
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