Dick Durbin

Richard Joseph "Dick" Durbin is an American politician who is the senior United States Senator from Illinois, in office since 1997. He has been the Assistant Minority Leader , the second highest position in the Democratic Party leadership in the Senate, since 2015. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Dick Durbin has 2,966 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 9,352 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (133), Harry Reid (131), Patty Murray (90). 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: 2,548

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 passed a measure that reauthorizes the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) user fees program for approval of…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate by a 50-48 vote confirmed Marvin Kaplan to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate resumed consideration of the nomination of Kevin Newsom to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

  • Foreign Agents Registration Act

    Foreign Agents Registration Act

    Financier and former Russia investor William Browder testified at a hearing on the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). This law requires those…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    Senators voted down the so-called skinny repeal health care amendment. Republican Senators McCain (R-AZ), Murkowski (R-AK),…

  • Fiscal Year 2018 Treasury Department Budget Request

    Fiscal Year 2018 Treasury Department Budget Request

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testified at a hearing his agency’s fiscal year 2018 budget request for various programs…

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