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12/13/17 Tweet - "Senate Republicans now have a lame duck problem. The Senate should not take another vote on the #GOPTaxScam until Senator-elect Jones is seated. Senate Republicans must respect Alabama's decision." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/12/17 Tweet - "Between 1993 & 2015, DEA allowed production of oxycodone to increase 39-fold and hydrocodone to increase 12-fold. With higher quotas, opioid prescriptions soared -- from 76 million in 1991 to 245 million in 2014 -- and overdose deaths quadrupled to more than 33,000 in 2015." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/12/17 Tweet - "I called foul a month ago when Brett Talley came before Judiciary Committee -- an unqualified, right-wing ideologue who also did not disclose his marriage to a senior White House lawyer -- a potential conflict of interest #CourtsMatter" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/12/17 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Abandon Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules Sen. Richard Durbin 12/12/17 Letter to Scott Pruitt, Director of the Environmental Protection Agency, Doug Lamont, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Move Forward with Bubbly Creek Restoration Sen. Richard Durbin 12/12/17 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Abandon Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/12/17 Durbin-Harris Legislation To Prevent Discharge Of Non-Citizen Military Personnel Signed Into Law Sen. Richard Durbin 12/12/17 Engel, Hultgren, Bass Introduce Bipartisan Burundi Resolution Rep. Randall Hultgren 12/12/17 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Citing Unknown Impacts on Students and Schools, Senators Murray and Cantwell Demand Delay of Net Neutrality Decision Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/10/17 Tweet - "The United States must promote human rights around the world, but we also have a responsibility to look in the mirror and speak out when human rights are violated at home. #HumanRightsDay" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/08/17 Letter to the Hon. David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Nationwide Review of VA Providers Sen. Richard Durbin 12/08/17 Tweet - "I talked to @greta about how Congress must sanction the Myanmar military for their act of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/08/17 Letter to the Hon. David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Nationwide Review of VA Providers Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/07/17 Durbin, Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Support Leading Rehab Facilities Sen. Richard Durbin 12/07/17 Letter to Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - Duckworth & Durbin Urge Commerce Department to Complete Investigation on Foreign Steel's Impact on National Security Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/07/17 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Hon. Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance - Messer Pushes to Repeal Obamacare Individual Mandate in Final Tax Bill Rep. Darin LaHood 12/07/17 Tweet - "Met with Alex Azar, President Trump's nominee to be Secretary of @HHSgov. First and foremost, I urged him to oppose Republican ACA sabotage efforts and instead work to protect health insurance coverage for all Americans. Sen. Richard Durbin 12/07/17 Tweet - "Make no mistake--Republicans in Washington are on a mission to cut Medicare and Medicaid next if their plan to cut taxes for the wealthy passes. Another way to tackle the deficit is not to explode it by more than $1.4 trillion in the first place." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/06/17 Stefanik Co-Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Combat Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Rep. Cheri Bustos 12/06/17 Duckworth Statement on Senator Al Franken Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State - Trump's Anti-Muslim Retweets Endanger Americans Rep. Robin Kelly 12/06/17 Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn - Senators Blunt, Klobuchar, Young Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Adoptions Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State - Trump's Anti-Muslim Retweets Endanger Americans Rep. Brad Schneider 12/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the EPA - Protect Strong Fuel Economy Standards Sen. Richard Durbin 12/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, the Hon. Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Extend Secure Rural School Program Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/06/17 Tweet - ".@NRA-backed bill to undermine state concealed carry laws just passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. Earlier today, Police Chief Thomas Manger of the Major Cities Chiefs Association described the bill as "misguided" and "dangerous for his police officers." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/06/17 Tweet - "About a week ago, California sued predatory #4profit Ashford University for defrauding low-income students and vets." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/06/17 Tweet - "Please retweet and help me share Blanca Morales' story. She is the 98th Dreamer whose story I've told on the Senate floor. #DreamActNow" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/06/17 Tweet - "Health care funding for 9 million kids expired more than 2 months ago. Republicans promised to reauthorize CHIP -- so far all they've offered are words and half measures." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Lisa Murkowski, Chairman of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Tom Udall, Ranking Member - Defend EPA Watchdog Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/06/17 Tweet - "More than 91 Americans die every day from our nation's opioid crisis. Last year, the US Surgeon General sent these @CDCgov guidelines on responsible opioid prescribing to every doctor in the country." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/06/17 Tweet - "Senator Franken's behavior was wrong. He has admitted to what he did. He should resign from the Senate." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/06/17 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Opening Statement of Rep. Daniel W. Lipinski, Hearing on "From Lab to Market: A Review of NSF Innovation Corps" Rep. Daniel Lipinski 12/05/17 Letter to the Hon. Eric Hargan, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services - Senators Murray and Cantwell Demand Trump Administration Reinstate Birth Control Coverage for Millions of Women Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/05/17 Tweet - "It's been 3 months since the President's cruel decision to end #DACA. My colleagues are joining me on the Senate floor to demand passage of the #DreamActNow. Sen. Richard Durbin 12/05/17 Tweet - ".@SecretaryZinke gave me -- and the American people -- his word that he would protect our country's historic and magnificent antiquities like the Citadel Ruins. He broke his word." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/05/17 Tweet - "Here we are 3 months after the President's cruel decision to end #DACA and this Republican Senate has done nothing. Nothing." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/05/17 Tweet - "Pleased to see the Honduran election commission agree with @OAS_official and European Union calls for a partial recount in the Honduras election. The Honduran people peacefully protesting during this troubling time deserve to have their voices heard." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/05/17 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - 34 House Republicans Urge DACA Fix Before End of Year Rep. Rodney Davis 12/05/17 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - 34 House Republicans Urge DACA Fix Before End of Year Rep. Adam Kinzinger 12/05/17 Durbin Statement On Cornyn-Grassley Immigration Proposal Sen. Richard Durbin 12/04/17 Durbin, Schumer, Pelosi, Hoyer Statement On President Trump's Decision To Shrink Utah's National Monuments Sen. Richard Durbin 12/04/17 Tweet - "The reports of election irregularities in #Honduras are extremely concerning. This Presidential election will impact the lives of every person in Honduras -- they deserve a voice in its direction." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/04/17 Tweet - "BREAKING: President Trump says he will decimate the size of Bears Ears & Grand-Staircase National Monuments. We should be protecting them for generations to come, not tearing them down. #MonumentsForAll" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/04/17 Tweet - "Glad to be at the opening of Stage 1 of the McCook Reservoir-- a major infrastructure project that provides flood relief for 3.1 million people in the Chicago area." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/04/17 Tweet - "Today I joined Illinois business, faith, community leaders and Dreamers to discuss why passing the #DreamActNow is the right thing to do morally and economically" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/04/17 Tweet - ".@SecretaryZinke and the Trump Administration are keeping Americans in the dark about their plan to shrink our national monuments. #MonumentsForAll" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/04/17 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/04/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Nominate Aggressive Head of Consumer Watchdog Sen. Richard Durbin 12/04/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Nominate Aggressive Head of Consumer Watchdog Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/03/17 Tweet - "Today @janschakowsky and I visited the Rohingya Cultural Center in Chicago to talk with the community about our recent visit to Burma and Bangladesh" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/02/17 Tweet - "While the country slept, Republicans clapped and cheered their bill to take your hard earned money and give it to their richest donors. Keep watching this until you can never forget." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Duckworth Statement on former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's Guilty Plea Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/01/17 Tweet - "BREAKING: Senate Democrats just tried to get Senate Republicans to adjourn for a few days and take the time to actually read their tax bill. RT if you agree that reading bills before they're voted on is the least we can do." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Problem Solvers Caucus Pushes for Bipartisan Action on Infrastructure Rep. Darin LaHood 12/01/17 Tweet - "Senate Republicans can't put their own scribbled amendment into the record because nobody can read it. This is what we're voting on. #Page257" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Duckworth Warns Trump Administration Against Covering Up Report Documenting Illegal Implementation of First Muslim Ban Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/01/17 Tweet - "Trying to review the #GOPTaxScam but they are making hand-written changes to brand new text as we speak -- can anyone else read this?" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Tweet - "I'm willing to bet that not even one Republican Senator can tell us what their final tax bill will mean for American workers and their families. #GOPTaxScam" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Tweet - "I just tried to enter this page into the record so the American people know the kind of stunts @SenateGOP is pulling to pass their tax scam. But they wouldn't take it. Why? Because NOBODY can read it. #Page257" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Tweet - America already has a big doctor shortage and we could lose 5,400 more physicians unless Congress passes the #DREAMActNow. Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Tweet - "JUST IN: #GOPTaxScam passes. On the floor of the world's greatest deliberative body, @SenateGOP rammed through a bill without even reading it." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Tweet - All the soft-focus hype videos in the world can't change the fact that this horrific bill is getting worse by the minute and that Republicans are desperate to pass something--anything--before anyone can read it or the CBO/JCT can score it. Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Tweet - "I challenge any Republican Senator to come to the floor and explain what's in this bill. It looks like the real bill was just delivered to the Senate floor. Republicans will vote yes TONIGHT on a bill they haven't read." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Tweet - "Prediction: Right after they vote to explode the deficit with unpaid tax cuts for the wealthy, Republicans will magically turn back into "deficit hawks" so they can gut Medicare and Medicaid." Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Tweet - "Ordinary Americans will pay a heavy price just so Republicans can deliver a desperate political victory to their deep-pocketed donors. #GOPTaxScam" Sen. Richard Durbin 12/01/17 Duckworth Statement on Senate GOP Tax Bill Vote Sen. Tammy Duckworth 12/01/17 Tweet - "Let's talk about how today Senate Republicans will force a vote on a bill that neither of them has read. #GOPTaxScam" Sen. Richard Durbin 11/30/17 Tweet - Under the Republican tax plan, America's seniors will see their health insurance premiums increase by an average of $1,490 according to the @AARP. Our seniors deserve better that this. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/30/17 Tweet - According to the @AARP, more than 5 million seniors could see their taxes increase under the Republican tax bill. That's a disaster for seniors living on a fixed income. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/30/17 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes Rep. Mike Quigley 11/30/17 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, the Hon. Chuck Schummer, the Hon. Paul Ryan, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi - Commit to Responsible Budget Solution Rep. Adam Kinzinger 11/30/17 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi 11/30/17 Tweet - Reminder: Republicans are still making last minute changes to their tax bill -- and they want to vote on it tonight. The American people don't even know what's in their final #GOPTaxScam. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/30/17 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes Rep. Danny Davis 11/30/17 Tweet - Just when you thought the #GOPTaxScam couldn't get any worse, Senate Republicans just voted to let corporations ship jobs overseas. My amendment with @SenSherrodBrown would have stopped that. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/30/17 Duckworth Statement on RFS Biofuels Announcement Sen. Tammy Duckworth 11/30/17 Tweet - Republicans have lectured us on fiscal responsibility for years, but now they want to explode the deficit by $1.5 trillion to give tax cuts for the wealthy few. It seems the deficit hawks have flown away. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/30/17 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes Rep. Daniel Lipinski 11/30/17 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Senate Dems Urge Leadership to Protect Endangered Species Act in Spending Bill Sen. Tammy Duckworth 11/30/17 Letter to Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, and Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy - Senators to Trump Administration: Reject Calls for New Nuclear Weapons Sen. Richard Durbin 11/30/17 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, the Hon. Chuck Schummer, the Hon. Paul Ryan, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi - Commit to Responsible Budget Solution Rep. Brad Schneider 11/30/17 Tweet - Let's be clear: Voting yes on this #GOPTaxScam is a vote to cut Medicare and Medicaid down the road. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/30/17 Tweet - Of course they are. Republican Senators will try to jam through a trillion dollar tax cut bill without even reading it. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/30/17 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes Rep. Bill Foster 11/30/17 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes Rep. Luis Gutiérrez 11/30/17 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, the Hon. Chuck Schummer, the Hon. Paul Ryan, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi - Commit to Responsible Budget Solution Rep. Daniel Lipinski 11/30/17 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes Rep. Janice Schakowsky 11/29/17 Duckworth Statement on Senate GOP Tax Bill Sen. Tammy Duckworth 11/29/17 Tweet - Instead of ramming through their tax scam, Republicans could be working to reauthorize health care for 9 million children. It's been 2 months. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/29/17 Tweet - Corporate CEOs come right out and say they'll use their massive tax cuts to pay out shareholders instead of creating jobs & helping American workers. Republicans, will you believe it now? Sen. Richard Durbin 11/29/17 Hearing of the Information Technology and Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittees of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Opening Statement of Rep. Robin Kelly, Hearing on "Cybersecurity of Voting Machines" Rep. Robin Kelly 11/29/17 Letter to Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Proposed Shrinking of National Monuments Sen. Richard Durbin 11/29/17 Tweet - Republicans wanted spending offsets for food stamps for hungry Americans. Spending offsets for Hurricane Sandy victims. But they're just fine with trillions in unpaid tax cuts for the wealthy. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/29/17 Tweet - Get this: The President's top outside economic adviser says the GOP tax scam is "not a true tax reform bill" and it's going to "hurt a lot of different people." Sen. Richard Durbin 11/29/17 Tweet - Under the Republican tax plan, 13 million Americans will lose their health care and health insurance premiums will go up. They just can't help themselves. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/29/17 Tweet - Senate Republicans just voted to advance a bill that will lead to 13 million Americans losing their health care, insurance premiums increasing by hundreds of dollars, and taxes going up for working families. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/29/17 Tweet - The Republican tax plan is for their deep-pocketed donors, not ordinary Americans. Retweet if you think so too. Sen. Richard Durbin 11/28/17 Durbin Statement On Luis Gutierrez Sen. Richard Durbin 11/28/17 Tweet - 10,000 Dreamers have already lost their DACA status. Retweet if you agree: Congress must pass the #DreamActNow. Sen. 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