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Senator Dick Durbin
Serving the people of Illinois. Democratic Whip.
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My full statement on the path forward for a bipartisan immigration bill below
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 21
Met with from across the country tonight who are in Washington fighting for their chance to be a part of this great nation, the only home they’ve ever known. I’m honored to stand side-by-side with them and to keep fighting for their American dream.
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Tammy Duckworth Jan 21
Replying to @CNN
So disappointed that Senate Republicans just objected to me asking to pay our military and guarantee death benefits for military families. This should be something we can all agree on. Will be on to discuss why in a minute. Hope you'll tune in.
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Senate Democrats Jan 20
Early this morning, tried to pass a bill to guarantee military pay and death benefits in the . Republican Leader Mitch McConnell: I object. WATCH:
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 21
I’m on the Senate floor now talking about the . Watch live here:
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 21
I’ll be live on shortly to discuss the latest in the Senate following the . Tune in soon.
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 21
Joined to discuss how we can end the . The President showing leadership and meeting with us would be a start.
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 21
I’ll be speaking to soon on . President Trump rejected two bipartisan offers to solve this crisis. It’s time for him to lead, work with us, and end this reckless .
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This Week Jan 20
SUNDAY: takes on the government shutdown with White House Legislative Affairs Director , , , and , only on “This Week.”
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Face The Nation Jan 20
As negotiations to end the government shutdown continue, we'll talk with Senate Democratic Whip on tomorrow's broadcast
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Meet the Press Jan 20
TOMORROW: White House Legislative Affairs Director , and join . Tune in for a busy Sunday morning!
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 20
There are Dreamers in Washington from every corner of America right now—I was honored to hear from some of them today with my friend, Senator . They inspire me every day to keep fighting for the & to keep pushing forward.
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 20
I’m on the Senate floor now explaining why we are here, in a government shutdown: because President Trump and the Republicans continue to ignore their responsibility to govern. Watch live here:
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 19
Dreamers are sons and daughters of America who want be part of our future. They guarantee to us that the American dream will be alive for another generation because they are willing to work for it, study for it, and fight for it. They inspire me everyday.
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 18
There is urgency when it comes to our Dreamers. There’s an urgency in their lives because of the uncertainty of tomorrow. Will they be deported or given a chance to continue their lives in America? Yes, there is an urgency to pass the .
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 18
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 18
Unless we pass the , I won’t support another short-term funding bill. Our Dreamers have waited far too long for a chance to be a part of this country’s future.
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 18
We must move forward on fixing the DACA crisis NOW. Our bipartisan deal is still the only bipartisan deal that would finally give Dreamers the future they deserve .
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 18
To all Dreamers: I hear you, I see you, and I want to make sure you have a future in America. I won’t stop working until we pass the .
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Senator Dick Durbin Jan 18
Our bipartisan deal gives the President everything he asked for: Border Security ✓ Family Unification ✓ Visa Lottery ✓ Dream Act ✓ This is what compromise is all about. Democrats and Republicans support it. Why wouldn’t Congress pass this deal?
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