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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

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: Crime, Justice and the Judiciary
Issue Position: Economic Stability and Poverty
July 9, 2014 Durbin: We Must Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Criminals
July 9, 2014 Durbin Announces A More Than $78,000 Investment in Illinois Community and Law Enforcement Efforts
July 9, 2014 Gun Violence
July 8, 2014 Gun Violence
July 1, 2014 Durbin Statement on Death of Israeli Teenagers
June 23, 2014 Mainstreet - For-Profit College Chain Falsified Grades, Attendance Records
June 17, 2014 Markey Joins Blumenthal On Legislation To Protect Domestic Violence Survivors From Gun Violence
June 17, 2014 Durbin Joins Other Senators to Introduce Legislation Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors from Gun Violence
June 13, 2014 Letter to Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India - Gender-Based Violence
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 5, 2014 WREX - Thomson Prison Gets Multimillion Dollar Funding
May 6, 2014 Letter to Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria - Boko Haram Kidnapping
May 6, 2014 Senate Passes Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Abduction of Nigerian School Girls
May 1, 2014 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
April 10, 2014 Cardin Leads Reintroduction Of Bill To Create Nationwide Standard For Restoring Voting Rights For Americans Released From Prison
April 9, 2014 Durbin Chairs Hearing on Defense Department's Health Programs
March 27, 2014 Syrian War Crime Tribunal
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 13, 2014 Durbin, Bustos: Work Can Begin As Bureau Of Prisons Commits Over $53 Million In Funding To Thomson Prison
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Funding For Thomson
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Crack Down on Consumer Scams
Feb. 25, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Reassessing Solitary Confinement II: The Human Rights, Fiscal, and Public Safety Consequences
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Protect American Consumers From Payment Card Fraud
Jan. 26, 2014 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Edward Snowden's Release of Classified Information
Jan. 13, 2014 Durbin, Bustos: Robust Funding for Prison Activation in Omnibus Appropriations Bill is Good News for Thomson
Jan. 10, 2014 Senators Kirk, Brown And Durbin Introduce Bipartisan Resolution To Honor Famed Prohibition Agent, Eliot Ness
Dec. 19, 2013 Durbin, Bustos Applaud New Task Force to Fight Violent Crime in Winnebago County
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - Request for DOJ to Collect More Data on "Stand Your Ground" Laws
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act
Oct. 29, 2013 Durbin: It is Time For Stand Your Ground Law To Be Carefully Reconsidered
Aug. 13, 2013 Durbin Urges Law Enforcement to Take Advantage of Federal Gun Tracing Resources
Aug. 12, 2013 Durbin Statement on Drug Sentencing Reform Speech by AG Holder
Aug. 2, 2013 Feinstein, Durbin: DOJ Decision Allows More Effective Hate Crimes Response
Aug. 1, 2013 Political Prisoners and Political Repression in Russia
Aug. 1, 2013 Durbin, Bustos Meet with Federal Bureau of Prisons Director to Discuss Activation of Thomson Prison
Aug. 1, 2013 Smarter Sentencing Act
Aug. 1, 2013 Murray Special Victims Counsels Receive Full Funding
July 31, 2013 Durbin Statement on the Confirmation of B. Todd Jones to be the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
July 25, 2013 Crime Guns Tracing Act
July 23, 2013 The Daily Herald - An Important Tool to Reduce Gun Violence
July 22, 2013 Durbin Bill Urges Law Enforcement to Take Advantage of Federal Gun Tracing Resources
July 10, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Force Feedings
June 20, 2013 Letter to Alvin L. Parks, Mayor of East St. Louis - Nightclub Hours of Operation
June 7, 2013 Durbin Hosts Gun Violence Listening Session with Rockford Area Law Enforcement Officials
May 15, 2013 Durbin Statement on Investigation Into Possible Sexual Assaults and Misconduct at Fort Hood
May 15, 2013 Sexual Assault in the Military
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program
April 21, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - The Boston Marathon Attack
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