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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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: Human Rights
June 19, 2014 Durbin Statement on Juneteenth Independence Day
May 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Student Athletes from Concussion Risks
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
March 5, 2014 Kirk, Durbin Sponsor Resolution for "Jan Karski Day"
Feb. 27, 2014 Black History Month
Jan. 24, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Kelly Introduce Bill to Establish National Park in Pullman
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Theo Kingman, President Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and Stephen A. Burke, Chief Executive Officer NBC Universal, - E-Cigarette Advertising at Golden Globe
Dec. 9, 2013 Remembering President Nelson Mandela
Nov. 4, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Quigley Host Capitol Hill Reception with Stanley Cup
Sept. 24, 2013 Protecting Student Athletes From Concussions Act
Sept. 23, 2013 20th Anniversary of Americorps
Sept. 9, 2013 National Park Service Interested in Telling the Pullman Story
Sept. 9, 2013 National Park Service Interested in Telling the Pullman Story
July 11, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Quigley Honor 1963 Loyola Men's Basketball Team
June 20, 2013 Letter to Alvin L. Parks, Mayor of East St. Louis - Nightclub Hours of Operation
April 8, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
Feb. 22, 2013 Letter to Mark Emmert, President of The National Collegiate Athletic Association - Marketing of Energy Drinks at Athletic Events
Sept. 13, 2012 Durbin Jones Colleagues in Celebrating Senate Approval of Legislation for First DC Statue in U.S. Capitol
Sept. 12, 2012 Accepting and Depicting Frederick Douglass Statue
Sept. 11, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 10, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 6, 2012 Dick Durbin DNC Speech
June 20, 2012 Durbin Announces Additional NFL Reforms Related to Bounties and Player Safety
May 13, 2012 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
May 2, 2012 Durbin Statement on NFL Player Suspensions Bounty Investigation
March 23, 2012 The Times-Picayune - Saints' Situation Has Senate's Attention
March 22, 2012 NFL Disclosure
Dec. 22, 2011 Letter to Jeffrey Roberts, President and Chairman of the Board, Orange Bowl Committee
Dec. 22, 2011 Letter to Mark Emmert, President, The National Collegiate Athletic Association
Nov. 22, 2011 Senators Commend MLB for Taking Action Against Smokeless Tobacco Use
Oct. 18, 2011 Letter to Michael Weiner, Executive Director Major League Baseball Players Association
Sept. 13, 2011 The President's Job Speech
Sept. 9, 2011 Remembering 9/11
Aug. 25, 2011 Chicago to Participate in National 9/11 Moment of Remembrance
June 7, 2011 Senators Recognize National Hunger Awareness Day
May 12, 2011 Hinchey & Durbin Introduce Bill to Protect America's Red Rock Wilderness
April 11, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Rene Fasel, President of Switzerland
Feb. 15, 2011 Letter to Michael Weiner, Executive Director, Major League Baseball Players Association
Nov. 30, 2010 Farewell to the Senate
June 28, 2010 Durbin Statement on the Death of Senator Robert C. Byrd
June 10, 2010 Submitted Resolutions
May 6, 2010 Recognizing National Public Gardens Day
Feb. 2, 2010 Senator Burris and Representative Costello Introduce Resolutions to Issue Commemorative Stamp Honoring the Life of Abolitionist Elijah Parish Lovejoy of Alton, Illinois
Oct. 22, 2009 Proclaiming Casimir Pulaski To Be An Honorary Citizen Of The United States Posthumously
Oct. 21, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
July 22, 2009 Statement Of Senator Levin To The Subcommittee On National Parks Hearing On S. 715, The National Lighthouse Stewardship Act
June 18, 2009 Apologizing For The Enslavement And Racial Segregation Of African Americans
June 17, 2009 Durbin Discusses Travel Promotion Bill That Will Support Illinois Tourism
June 9, 2009 Durbin: Senate Passes Resolution In Support Of Chicago 2016
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