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Dick Durbin Praises George W. Bush: ‘Bless You’ for Amnesty Op-Ed

The Senate Democrats’ leading advocate for amnesty and immigration, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), is endorsing the pro-amnesty push underway by former President George W. Bush. “Bless you, George W. Bush, for saying what you did,” said Durbin, who has a long history of supporting migration into the United States, regardless of the damage done to Americans’…
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Dick Durbin Cut Off Tom Cotton When Speaking of Nominee Vanita Gupta’s Controversial Tweets

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin (D-IL) abruptly cut off Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) from finishing his remarks on nominee Vanita Gupta to immediately vote her through Committee. During the vote, Cotton said Durbin broke Committee rules. “Senator Durbin forced a sham roll call vote—both violating the rules and making it clear the Democrats know…
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White House: Joe Biden ‘Open to Hearing Ideas’ About Getting Rid of Filibuster Rule

President Joe Biden is open to ideas about getting rid of the Senate filibuster, the White House said Tuesday. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that although Biden’s “preference” was “not to make changes” to the filibuster, “he is also open to hearing ideas.” Psaki spoke to reporters about the filibuster during the president’s…
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Durbin Says No to Whipping Senate Democrat Votes for Trump Impeachment Trial

Incoming Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he did not anticipate the “arm-twisting” that would be a part of whipping votes as it pertained to President Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate. Partial transcript as follows: TAPPER: You are the Senate Democratic whip.…
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Dick Durbin Avoids Question From Chuck Todd About Court Packing

October 11, 2020 5:32 PM ET Democratic Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin avoided a question from NBC anchor Chuck Todd about Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden packing the courts with ideological allies if he wins and Democrats win the Senate. While Biden expressed his opposition to the idea of court packing while campaigning in 2019 and…
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Durbin on Adding Seats to SCOTUS: We’ve ‘Kept Options Open’

On Saturday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” Senate Judiciary Committee member and Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) commented on what Democrats will do if they win back the majority in the Senate, including the possibility of adding seats to the Supreme Court, by stating that Democrats “basically have kept options open.” Host Ana Cabrera asked,…
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Durbin Warns GOP Senators on Impeachment Trial — ‘History Will Find You’

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he hoped Republican senators knew that “history” would find them based on how they vote during President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Durbin said, “Donald Trump is on trial for impeachment and the jury, of course, will be 100 senators. But the Senate itself…
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Democratic Senators Want Facebook To Shut Down Firearm Sales That Are ‘Slipping Through The...

September 06, 2019 4:42 PM ET Fifteen Democratic senators sent a letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg demanding more information regarding the latent sale of firearms on Facebook Marketplace, a practice the company called a “clear violation” of policies. Democratic Sens. Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Edward Markey of Massachusetts wrote the letter inquiring…
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