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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
Nov. 14, 2013 Obamacare
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
March 29, 2013 The New York Times - Talk of Medicare Changes Could Open Way to Budget Pact
March 19, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 28, 2013 Sequestration
Feb. 28, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Continued
Aug. 19, 2012 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript
June 7, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
Dec. 1, 2011 Letter to Tim Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer
Nov. 30, 2011 Durbin Chairs Hearing on Balanced Budget Amendment
Oct. 19, 2011 Durbin: Over 2 Million Illinois Social Security Recipients Will See Relief in 2012
Aug. 9, 2011 Letter to Commissioner Astrue
July 14, 2011 U.S Credit Rating
April 14, 2011 Durbin Introduces Legislation to Reduce Medicare Fraud
April 3, 2011 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Dec. 2, 2010 Chicago Tribune - Why I'm Voting 'Yes'
March 25, 2010 Continuing Extension Act Of 2010 - Motion To Proceed - Continued
March 3, 2010 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcripts
Feb. 24, 2010 Durbin, Conyers Unveil Bill to Change Corporate Bankruptcy Laws to Put Workers, Retirees First
Dec. 24, 2009 Durbin Statement on the Senate Passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Dec. 4, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
Dec. 2, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
Sept. 26, 2008 Financial Crisis
Sept. 17, 2008 Durbin, Bingaman, Kohl Introduce Bill to Protect Medicare Card Holders from Identity Theft
July 18, 2008 Durbin Introduces Bill to Crack Down on Excessive Interest Rates
July 15, 2008 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 - Veto
July 15, 2008 Durbin Statement on Senate Override of Medicare Veto
July 12, 2008 Durbin: President Should Reconsider Veto of Bipartisan Medicare Bill
July 9, 2008 Durbin Statement on Passage of Medicare Fix
July 8, 2008 Identifying Beneficiaries
July 2, 2008 Letter to Mr. Gene Dodaro, Acting Comptroller General, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Re: Investigation of PBCG Pension Payments
June 19, 2008 American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008
June 5, 2008 Roll Call - Durbin's Long Shot Pays Off
April 30, 2008 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007
April 29, 2008 Durbin Asks Colleagues to Support Even Playing Field for Airlines
April 9, 2008 Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 - Motion to Proceed
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
Feb. 6, 2008 Economic Stimulus Package
Jan. 22, 2008 Senate Gridlock and Economic Stimulus
Dec. 6, 2007 Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Oct. 28, 2007 Durbin Calls On Federal Government To Take An Active Role In Reducing Community And Healthcare-Associated Infections
June 29, 2007 Durbin and Illinois Colleagues Take Action to Prevent Spread of Hospital Infections
June 10, 2007 FOX Fox News Sunday-Transcript
April 19, 2007 Program
April 17, 2007 Durbin Presses Student Loan Companies for Answers on Improper Use of Student Data
Feb. 28, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Kent Conrad, Chairman Senate Budget Committee and The Honorable Judd Gregg, Ranking Member Senate Banking Committee
Feb. 15, 2007 Statements of U. S. Senator Dick Durbin Regarding 2007 Illinois Poverty Report
Dec. 5, 2006 109th Congress Final Week
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