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Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)

4th term Democrat from Illinois.

Bio

Residence: Springfield

Marital Status: Married (Loretta)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1983-97; US Senate, 1997-present

Education: BSFS Georgetown University, 1966; JD Georgetown University, 1969

Birthdate: 11/21/1944

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 54%

Major Opponent: Jim Oberweis (R)


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Richard Durbin via Web Form.

Website: durbin.senate.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

711 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2152
Fax: (202) 228-0400

Chicago Office: (more district offices)

230 South Dearborn Street, Suite 3892
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: (312) 353-4952
Fax: (312) 353-0150



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Pat Souders
  • Scheduler: Claire Reuschel
  • Legis. Dir.: Corey Tellez
  • Press Secy.: Joe LaPaille
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Brad Middleton
  • Health LA: Jessica McNiece
  • Budget LA: Joseph Bushong
  • Civil Rights LA: Stephanie Trifone
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Jessica McNiece
  • Women's Issues LA: Jessica McNiece
  • Science/Technology LA: Jasmine Hunt
  • Judiciary LA: Joe Zogby

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Richard Durbin voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
R Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act 02/25/2019 Nay Voted Against
R The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act 01/17/2019 Nay Voted Against
C Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 10/06/2018 Nay Voted Against
R Denial of federal funds to abortion providers (Paul Amendment) 08/23/2018 Nay Voted Against
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 01/29/2018 Nay Voted Against
A Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood 07/25/2017 Nay Voted Against
C Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 04/07/2017 Nay Voted Against
U Whether to allow filibusters on Supreme Court nominations 04/06/2017 Yea Voted Against
P Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule 03/30/2017 Nay Voted Against
P Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
(More Key Votes)
 

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Richard Durbin's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Richard Durbin a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
S.2420 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.2311 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.260 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.1530 - Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.510 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.J.RES.6 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.J.RES.5 - ERA "back-from-the-dead" resolution Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.