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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Guns

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
Dec. 9, 2013 Extending the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988
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
Oct. 29, 2013 Durbin: It is Time For Stand Your Ground Law To Be Carefully Reconsidered
Sept. 17, 2013 Important Values in America
Aug. 13, 2013 Durbin Urges Law Enforcement to Take Advantage of Federal Gun Tracing Resources
July 25, 2013 Crime Guns Tracing Act
July 23, 2013 The Daily Herald - An Important Tool to Reduce Gun Violence
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
June 18, 2013 Gun Violence
June 18, 2013 Durbin: I Want to Put the Gun Lobby on Notice
June 7, 2013 Durbin Hosts Gun Violence Listening Session with Rockford Area Law Enforcement Officials
May 15, 2013 Continuing Gun Violence
May 5, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - Boston Bomber Investigation and Immigration
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program
April 16, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
April 14, 2013 FOX NEWS "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript - Immigration, Guns, and the Budget
April 11, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
April 10, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
April 9, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
March 27, 2013 Durbin Meets with Law Enforcement Leaders to Discuss Gun Violence in East St. Louis
March 8, 2013 Kirk-Durbin Straw Purchasing / Gun Trafficking Bill Passes Senate Judiciary Committee
March 5, 2013 Stop Illegal Trafficking of Firearms Act
March 5, 2013 Stop Illegal Trafficking of Firearms Act
Feb. 14, 2013 Gun Violence
Jan. 23, 2013 Durbin Joins Leahy in Introducing Legislation to Combat Illegal Straw Purchasing and Firearms Trafficking
Jan. 16, 2013 Durbin Statement on Administration's Plan to Reduce Gun Violence
Dec. 18, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Dec. 17, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act
Dec. 17, 2012 Chicago Tribune - No More Silence on Gun Limits
Dec. 16, 2012 Fox News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
Sept. 21, 2012 Sportsmen's Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
June 15, 2012 Risch, Cornyn, Durbin, Boxer, Ayotte, Gillibrand, Menendez Condemn Russian Support of Assad Regime
Dec. 19, 2011 Letter to Jim Buckmaster CEO, Craigslist, Inc.
Oct. 12, 2011 Letter to Secretary Clinton
June 28, 2010 Durbin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Chicago's Handgun Laws
Sept. 15, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Continued
July 22, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
May 6, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
March 17, 2009 Panel II Of A Joint Hearing Of The Crime And Drugs Subcommittee Of The Senate Judiciary Committee And The Senate Caucus On International Narcotics Control
March 17, 2009 Panel I Of A Joint Hearing Of The Crime And Drugs Subcommittee Of The Senate Judiciary Committee And The Senate Caucus On International Narcotics Control
Dec. 6, 2008 Durbin Calls on Mayors Across Illinois to Support Increased Tracing of Crime Guns
June 26, 2008 Durbin Statement on Today's Supreme Court Ruling on Handgun Laws
June 19, 2008 Flooding in Illinois
Feb. 25, 2008 Tragedy at Northern Illinois University
Feb. 4, 2008 Gun Violence
July 13, 2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007
Nov. 4, 2005 Durbin: 2005 National Gun Survery Shows Teen Attitudes Toward Guns are Shifting
July 28, 2005 Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act - 2
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