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Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)

4th term Democrat from Illinois.


Residence: Springfield

Marital Status: Married (Loretta)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1983-97; US Senate, 1997-present

Education: BSFS Georgetown University, 1966; JD Georgetown University, 1969

Birthdate: 11/21/1944

Birthplace: East St. Louis, IL

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 54%

Major Opponent: Jim Oberweis (R)


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Richard Durbin via Web Form.

Website: durbin.senate.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

711 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2152
Fax: (202) 228-0400

Chicago Office: (more district offices)

230 South Dearborn Street, Suite 3892
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: (312) 353-4952
Fax: (312) 353-0150



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Pat Souders
  • Scheduler: Claire Reuschel
  • Legis. Dir.: Corey Tellez
  • Press Secy.: Joe LaPaille
  • Veteran Affairs LA: Erum Ibrahim Ali
  • Military LA: Rob Leonard
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Brad Middleton
  • Financial Services LA: Katrina Potts
  • Foreign Policy LA: Chris Homan
  • Education LA: Brad Middleton
  • Agriculture LA: Kevin Lefeber
  • Telecomm LA: Katrina Potts
  • Elections LA: Stephanie Trifone
  • Energy LA: Jasmine Hunt
  • Environment LA: Jasmine Hunt
  • Tax LA: Katrina Potts
  • Health LA: Jessica McNiece



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Richard Durbin voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A H. Con. Res. 95 Conference Report; Appropriations resolution FY2006, Budget 04/29/2005 Nay Voted For
R Marriage Tax Penalty Relief Act 07/17/2000 Yea Not Scored
P Death Tax Elimination Act 07/14/2000 Nay Not Scored
A sl-Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations 06/27/2000 Yea Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Richard Durbin's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Richard Durbin a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.662 - A bill to reform the U.S. postal laws. Yes Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin
S.408 - Bill to Establish Programs to Help Prevent of Underage Drinking.' Yes Send Message to Sen. Richard Durbin


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