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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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
April 14, 2014 Durbin Statement On U.S. District Court of Appeals Decision Regarding Conflict Materials
March 25, 2014 Ukraine
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Jan. 29, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Working with Republicans on Immigration Reform and Iran
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Michael Froman, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Address Barriers to U.S. Pork Exports
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Michael Froman, Office of the United States Trade Representative - Safeguard Tobacco Control Measures and Protect Public Health in Trade Agreement
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Maintain Level Playing Field for American Steel Industry
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
June 27, 2013 Africa Visit
June 25, 2013 Durbin, Boozman, and Coons Bill to Increase US Exports to Africa Passes Committee
April 30, 2013 Letter to Acting U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Demetrios Marantis and Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce Rebecca Blank - Requesting Scrutiny of European Commission Ethanol Imports Decision
April 11, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 19, 2013 Durbin Meets with Illinois Corn Growers to Discuss Mississippi River Navigation and Other Agricultural Priorities
Feb. 26, 2013 Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to Be Secretary of Defense - Continued
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy - Great Lakes Recovery Post Hurricane Sandy
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Jan. 7, 2013 Durbin, Enyart Meet With Army Corps And Coast Guard About Mississippi River Navigation
Dec. 30, 2012 Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa
Sept. 19, 2012 Letter to Speaker Boehner
July 11, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Oversight of the Impact on Competition of Exclusion Orders to Enforce Standard-Essential Patents"
May 15, 2012 Durbin: Congress Approves Legislation that Will Continue to Help Illinois Businesses Succeed in Global Economy and Create Jobs Here at Home
March 28, 2012 Senators Coons, Durbin, Boozman Introduce Bill to Increase United States Exports to Africa
March 27, 2012 Proposing a Minimum Effective Tax Rate for High-Income Taxpayers
March 21, 2012 Durbin Chairs Budget Hearing on CFT
March 20, 2012 Boozman Joins Senators Durbin & Coons to Introduce Bill Aimed at Increasing U.S. Exports to Africa
March 20, 2012 Durbin, Boozman, and Coons Introduce Bill to Increase US Exports to Africa
March 6, 2012 Marketplace Fairness Act: A Matter of Fiscal Discipline and Basic Fairness
Feb. 2, 2012 Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012
Jan. 31, 2012 Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012--Continued
Oct. 13, 2011 St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Senators Say Newly Passed Trade Deals Good for Missouri
Oct. 12, 2011 Durbin Statement on South Korea, Panama and Columbia Free Trade Agreements
Oct. 12, 2011 Letter to Secretary Clinton
Oct. 12, 2011 United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 12, 2011 United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act--Continued
Oct. 11, 2011 Iran Sanctions
Oct. 4, 2011 Finding Solutions
Sept. 20, 2011 Deficit Reduction
May 31, 2011 Letter to Jon Leibowitz, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 23, 2011 Letter to Jon Leibowitz, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 17, 2011 Trade Adjustment Assistance
May 16, 2011 Letter to Jon Leibowitz, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
April 5, 2011 Letter to Deanna Tanner Okun, Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission
Feb. 3, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Chairman, Committee on Ways and Means, Sander M. Levin, Ranking Member, Committee on Ways and Means
Feb. 1, 2011 Durbin Statement on New Belarussion Sanctions
Jan. 25, 2011 Whitehouse Introduces Legislation to Keep Jobs in America
Oct. 28, 2010 Letter to Hon. Timothy Geithner, Chairman Financial Stability Oversight Council and Secretary of the Treasury, et al
July 27, 2010 Durbin Unveils 2011 Financial Services, General Government Appropriations Bill
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