Dick Durbin

Richard Joseph Durbin is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Illinois since 1997. He has been the Assistant Democratic Leader, the second-highest position in the Democratic Party leadership in the Senate, since 2005, serving as Minority Whip from 2005 to 2007, Majority Whip from 2007 to 2015, and Minority Whip again since 2015. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Dick Durbin has 3,093 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Illinois's 20th district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 207 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 8,433 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (145), Harry Reid (132), Patty Murray (96). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Democratic Party, Immigration.

Appearances by Title:November 5, 1996 - Present U.S. Senator, D-IL View Map Minority Whip (Jan 03, 2015 - Present) Majority Whip (Jan 03, 2007 - Jan 03, 2015) Videos: 2,675

Previously

U.S. Representative, D-IL 20th View Map January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 414

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes defense programs and…

  • Election Security

    Election Security

    Justice and Homeland Security Department officials testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the efforts of their…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued consideration of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes defense programs and…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Annemarie Carney Axon’s judicial nomination to the Northern District of Alabama and began work on the…

  • Secretary Betsy DeVos on Fiscal Year 2019 Education Budget Request

    Secretary Betsy DeVos on Fiscal Year 2019 Education Budget Request

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee about President Trump’s fiscal year 2019…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed the judicial nomination of Fernando Rodriguez for the Southern District of Texas. Members also voted in…

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