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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Legislative Branch

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
March 6, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request - Executive Calendar
Jan. 24, 2013 Senators Introduce D.C. Statehood Bill
July 11, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Nominations
Jan. 31, 2012 The Economy
Nov. 16, 2010 Durbin Re-Elected to Senate Assistant Majority Leader Post
April 20, 2010 Executive Session
Jan. 25, 2010 Congratulating Senator Specter
Jan. 20, 2010 The Economy
Nov. 18, 2009 Commending Robert C. Byrd
Nov. 18, 2009 Nomination Of Judge David Hamilton
July 6, 2009 Durbin Forwards Recommendations For U.S. Attorneys And U.S. Marshals To White House
May 13, 2009 Executive Session
March 18, 2009 Durbin Statement on the Investigation of Senator Roland Burris
Feb. 24, 2009 Media Availability WIth Senator Richard Durbin
Jan. 15, 2009 Administration Of Oath Of Office
Jan. 12, 2009 Reid and Durbin Statement on Roland Burris
Jan. 11, 2009 CBS "Face The Nation" - Transcript
Jan. 11, 2009 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
Jan. 8, 2009 Durbin Statement on the Testimony of Roland Burris Before the Impeachment Panel
Dec. 30, 2008 Senate Democratic Leadership Statement on Gov. Blagojevich's Appointment of Roland Burris to the Vacant U.S. Senate Seat from Illinois
Dec. 9, 2008 Durbin Statement on Gov. Rod Blagojevich
Nov. 13, 2008 Durbin Statement on Obama's Resignation from the US Senate
Sept. 30, 2008 Celebrate Safe Communities
April 15, 2008 Delaying Tactics in the Senate
Feb. 4, 2008 Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act of 2008 -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 29, 2008 FISA
Dec. 12, 2007 Obstruction By Filibuster
Oct. 16, 2007 Honoring Representative George Sangmeister
Aug. 2, 2007 Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007
July 9, 2007 Earmark Reform
April 17, 2007 Unanimous Consent Request --S. Res. 123
Jan. 31, 2007 Order of Procedure
Jan. 18, 2007 Durbin Applauds Passage of Tough Ethics Reform Legislation
Jan. 12, 2007 Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007
Jan. 9, 2007 Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007--Continued
Dec. 13, 2006 Durbin Supports Bipartisan Earmark Reform
Dec. 8, 2006 Appreciation to Senate Colleagues and Staff
Sept. 27, 2006 Retiring From the Senate
June 26, 2006 Grassley, Wyden, Inhofe Pressure Lobbying Reform Conferees to Keep Provision to End Secret Holds
March 28, 2006 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: George Bush Staff Changes
March 27, 2006 Tribute to Erma Byrd
Jan. 18, 2006 Durbin, Democrats Announce Honest Leadership and Open Government Act
June 30, 2005 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2006
May 15, 2005 FNC FOX News Sunday- Transcript: Nuclear Option
April 27, 2005 Rule Changes
April 27, 2005 CNN Inside Politics - Transcript
Nov. 19, 2004 Farewell
Nov. 18, 2004 Tribute to Retiring Senators
Nov. 5, 2004 Durbin Statement Regarding Senate Leadership
March 10, 2004 Letter to Attorney General John D. Ashcroft
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