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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
July 18, 2014 Durbin, McCaskill, Enyart Praise Funding for Extension of Growler Production Line in Senate Defense Spending Bill
July 11, 2014 Durbin, Walsh, Stabenow, and Pryor Introduce Bill the Closes Corporate Tax Loophole and Brings Jobs Back to America
July 8, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio - Department of Defense Mapping Agency Announces Six Possible Sites for New Facility
June 30, 2014 The Times of Northwest Indiana - Durbin Tours South Suburban Facility That Puts People to Pork in Medical Careers
June 30, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio - Hobby Lobby Decision Says Corporations Have Religious Freedom; Local Cases Seek More
June 26, 2014 Scott AFB Lands 320-Worker Cyber-Security Effort
June 26, 2014 Unanimous Consent Requests - S.202 and S.91
June 12, 2014 Student Loan Debt
May 29, 2014 Daily Journal - Durbin Visits KCC, Applauds Its Program
May 28, 2014 Durbin and Schneider Visit Oakton Community College, Discuss Skills Gap
April 14, 2014 Durbin Urges Congress to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $10.10 an Hour
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act
April 7, 2014 Durbin Announces $2.67 Million Federal Training Grant for Chicago Education and Manufacturing Colation
April 1, 2014 Health Care
March 31, 2014 The Chicago Sun-Times - Durbin, Quinn Push for Minimum Wage Hike in Chicago
Jan. 29, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Working with Republicans on Immigration Reform and Iran
Jan. 28, 2014 Durbin Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 9, 2013 Remembering President Nelson Mandela
Nov. 4, 2013 Health Care
Oct. 4, 2013 Unanimous Consent - H.R. 3230
July 24, 2013 The Minimum Wage
May 16, 2013 Letter to Major Retailers - Safety in Garment Industry
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
July 18, 2012 Senators, Business Leaders, Workers Join to Urge Passage of the Bring Jobs Home Act
July 17, 2012 Bring Jobs Home Act--Motion to Proceed
July 12, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act
June 14, 2012 Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin Announce Nearly $15 Million in Federal Workforce Innovation Grants
June 12, 2012 Durbin Unveils 2013 Financial Services, General Government Appropriations Bill
June 5, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
March 21, 2012 Job Creation
March 14, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
Feb. 21, 2012 Roll Call - Cardin Reluctantly Took Spotlight on Payroll Tax Debate
Feb. 8, 2012 Durbin: Both Parties Must Work Together to Prevent Looming Tax Increase on Working Families
Feb. 7, 2012 The Economy
Feb. 2, 2012 American Businesses
Jan. 24, 2012 Bipartisan Cooperation
Dec. 22, 2011 CNN "American Morning" - Transcript
Dec. 18, 2011 Durbin Statement on Speaker Boehner's Comments on the Bipartisan Payroll Tax Agreement
Dec. 14, 2011 Budget Negotiations
Dec. 14, 2011 Unanimous Consent Request--H.R. 3630
Dec. 6, 2011 Extending the Payroll Tax Deduction
Nov. 30, 2011 Durbin Launches Interactive County-by-County Map of Savings Illinois Families Can Expect from Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Nov. 29, 2011 Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Nov. 29, 2011 Durbin: Extending Middle Class Payroll Tax Cut Will Help Working Families and Our Economy
Nov. 27, 2011 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript
Nov. 9, 2011 Marketplace Fairness Act
Oct. 24, 2011 Durbin Calls for Passage of Key Provisions from American Jobs Act
Sept. 15, 2011 Eye-Opening Poverty
Sept. 13, 2011 The President's Job Speech
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