Dick Durbin

Richard Joseph Durbin is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Illinois, a seat he was first elected to in 1996. He has been Assistant Democratic Leader since 2005, the second-highest position in the Democratic leadership in the U.S. Senate. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Dick Durbin has 3,316 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 208 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 9,169 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (171), Harry Reid (134), Patty Murray (115). 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: 2,897

Previously

U.S. Representative, D-IL 20th View Map January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 415

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Democratic News Conference on Impeachment

    Senate Democratic News Conference on Impeachment

    Senate Minority Leader Cuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Democratic leaders, held a news conference ahead of opening arguments…

  • Senator Dick Durbin on Trump Impeachment Trial

    Senator Dick Durbin on Trump Impeachment Trial

    Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), in an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” talked about what to expect in the Senate during the…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. The Senate also received the House impeachment managers to present…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate confirmed Peter Gaynor’s nomination for administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted in favor of limiting debate on three nominations: Matthew Solomson and Eleni Roumel to the U.S. Court of Federal…

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District Map Ideology Rankings Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov

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