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 3,280 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 9,139 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (164), Harry Reid (134), Patty Murray (110). 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: 2,861

Previously

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

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters in the Capitol following their weekly caucus luncheon. Minorit Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted to limit debate on four district judge nominations: Frank Volk, Southern District of West Virginia; Charles…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate advanced three nominations.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on executive nominations, including Brian McGuire for deputy treasury undersecretary for…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate approved several executive nominations. Members debated a House-passed fiscal year 2020 federal spending package…

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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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