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Position held

State Representative, US House of Representatives


1983 — 1997

Position held

State Senator, US Senate


1997 — 2021

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Fighting for Common Sense Gun Reforms, Tackling the Root Causes of Gun Violence.


Criminal Justice Reform.


Creating jobs and supporting economic growth in every corner of Illinois has been a top priority for Dick Durbin.


Dick Durbin first introduced the Dream Act in the Senate in 2001. He’s been a tireless advocate ever since for ensuring that Dreamers can remain in the country they call home and continue to contribute to our communities. He’s been a leader in the fight for bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform, and a fierce critic of the Trump Administration’s discriminatory Muslim ban and inhumane child separation policies.

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Compassionate and Fair Immigration Policy.


He’s working to address the shortage of rural health care providers to ensure all Illinoisans can get the care they need. He’s also fighting to increase medical and scientific research funding to help find a cure for diseases like Alzheimer’s.

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