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Now: Biden, at WH bill signing ceremony for the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021, just gave a shout out to Sen. @durbin  and asked if he were in the room. He's not. Durbin is flying to Chicago with AG Merrick Garland to launch the five-city strike forces.

‘The lives of 650,000 people in America are at stake,’ Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said regarding the recent decision by a U.S. district judge ruling that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful.

durbin'>Chairman Durbin should schedule a markup of a bill rather than just talk about it: The VP will also meet with DACA recipients, other Dreamers and immigrant rights leaders at 12:15 p.m. @politico 

Durbin on infrastructure: I don't know if they're ready, but I hope they are. Times a wasting. We got a lot of work to do. They've had two months to work on this..it reaches a point where it needs to come to the floor of the Senate.

Durbin says McConnell’s warning that the debt ceiling hike must be passed by just Dem votes amounts to “Russian Roulette” with the economy

Durbin implored bipartisan action on immigration legislation. Durbin has repeatedly introduced reform legislation, first introducing the Dream Act 20 years ago.

Sen. durbin'>Dick Durbin: "The demographics of America are not on the side of the Republican Party. The new voters in this country are moving away from them, away from Donald Trump, away from their party creed that they preach."

@ZaidJilani  It’s just bizarre. Clearly, Durbin believes this to be true. If someone believes him but doesn’t like it, that’s bad, but if they believe him but like it, that’s fine?

@ZaidJilani  Not just that: Irrespective of whether it’s true, this is one of those weird arguments that is fine when made triumphantly by figures such as durbin'>Dick Durbin, but a racist conspiracy theory when made by people who don’t like Dick Durbin.

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Durbin on McConnell opposing 1/6 commission: I can't believe it. I was with him on January 6 in the so-called secret location, and he was enraged over what occurred and determined that we return in session that same day to prove that that mob was not going to stop our government.

Sen. durbin'>Dick Durbin asks FBI Director Chris Wray to explain the FBI's "failure to issue a formal intelligence bulletin or other finished intelligence product addressing potential violence on January 6” and the bureau’s relationship with Proud Boys.

NEW from the @nypost : Sen. Ted Cruz and eight other Republican lawmakers on the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee have urged durbin'>Chairman Dick Durbin to open an investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s growing nursing home death scandal.

McConnell and Schumer continue to haggle over a few points before finalizing the power-sharing agreement that will officially allow Dems to take chairmanships of Senate committees, according to Durbin. “Yes," Durbin said when asked if McConnell was to blame. "He's the key to it."

durbin'>Dick Durbin says he will hold hearings before Senate Judiciary on Trump’s family separation policy. “They must be held accountable for the fundamental human rights violations that they perpetrated,” he said after the release of the Justice Department’s IG report today

Durbin on Trump’s Georgia call: “His disgraceful effort to intimidate an elected official into deliberately changing and misrepresenting the legally confirmed vote totals in his state strikes at the heart of our democracy and merits nothing less than a criminal investigation.”

Sen. Dick Durbin Admits Democrats Turned Down Coronavirus Relief ‘Because an Election Was Coming’

Sen Durbin on Pres Trump said: "Who came up with this notion...that you might violate your oath?... Could it have come from the WH? Could it have come from the president’s tweets of what he expects a Supreme Court nominee to do politically for him? That’s where it comes from."

@SenatorTimScott  rips durbin'>Senator Dick Durbin for calling his police reform bill a "token": "To call this a token process, hurts my soul."

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