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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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: Women's Issues
June 30, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio - Hobby Lobby Decision Says Corporations Have Religious Freedom; Local Cases Seek More
June 30, 2014 Durbin: Women and Families Have a Right to Know if Employers Plan to Restrict Health Coverage
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 12, 2014 Student Loan Debt
May 6, 2014 Senate Passes Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Abduction of Nigerian School Girls
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, & Education
March 13, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act
Aug. 1, 2013 Murray Special Victims Counsels Receive Full Funding
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
June 26, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 10, 2013 Forty-Eighth Anniversary of Griswold V. Connecticut
May 15, 2013 Sexual Assault in the Military
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 7, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Continued
Sept. 21, 2012 Sportsmen's Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
July 19, 2012 Recognizing St. Bernard Hospital
July 10, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act--Motion to Proceed Continued
June 5, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Continued
April 25, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Motion to Proceed
March 21, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
March 19, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
Feb. 29, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
July 27, 2011 Durbin Calls for Human Rights Awareness in the Congo at the Holocaust Memorial Museum
April 14, 2011 Continuing Resolution
April 8, 2011 Government Shutdown
April 7, 2011 Budget Negotiations
April 7, 2011 Budget Negotiations
April 7, 2011 Budget Negotiations
April 3, 2011 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Feb. 18, 2011 Durbin, Snowe, Others Introduce Bill to Eliminate the Practice of Child Marriages Overseas
Dec. 18, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 16, 2010 Durbin Statement Regarding House Blocking Passage of a Bill to Protect Women and Girls from Child Marriage
Dec. 6, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 2, 2010 Durbin, Snowe Bill to Protect Women and Girls from Child Marriage Passes Senate
Dec. 1, 2010 International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2010
Nov. 18, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Women's Rights Are Human Rights: U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
Nov. 18, 2010 Durbin Chairs Hearing on Ratification of Women's Rights Treaty
Nov. 17, 2010 Paycheck Fairness
May 27, 2010 Unanimous Consent Request - Executive Calendar
March 9, 2010 International Women's Day
Dec. 18, 2009 Department Of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010 - Resumed
Dec. 16, 2009 Department Of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010
Nov. 10, 2009 Fort Hood Shooting
Nov. 5, 2009 Global Child Survivial Act Of 2009
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