Senator Dick Durbin

Senator Dick Durbin

Serving the people of Illinois. Democratic Whip.

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This site in the City of Chicago, which @SenDuckworth  and I have been working for, will help get more shots in the arms of Illinoisans and eventually break the back of this pandemic.

This #BlackHistoryMonth , Illinois celebrates Robert Abbott, the founder of the @ChiDefender . The Defender was the first Black newspaper to circulate more than 100,000 people and played a crucial role in The Great Migration by posting ads for jobs in northern states.

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I applaud @GovPritzker , @ToniPreckwinkle , and @chicagosmayor  for working with us and the Biden Administration to make this site a reality.

The Burmese military’s crackdown against protesters is horrific. I continue to stand with those in Burma who are peacefully demanding the restoration of democracy.

These delays are unacceptable. I will continue to intervene where possible to hold leadership accountable to those who depend on the mail 6 days a week and those who deliver it.

Going to the Senate floor to discuss the status of COVID-19 relief in the Senate. Watch live here:


BREAKING: Senate Democrats just tried to get Senate Republicans to adjourn for a few days and take the time to actually read their tax bill. RT if you agree that reading bills before they’re voted on is the least we can do.

94% of Americans (93% of gun owners) want background checks on every gun sale. Retweet if you do too.

I'm gravely concerned that the 14 criminal referrals from Special Counsel Mueller related to the investigation are under the supervision & control of AG Barr. He's virtually disqualified himself to be the kind of person we can expect to stand back & make sure justice is served.

No, Mr. President, not "many sides." There is one side with nazi flags and nazi salutes. America is not on that side.

The President denies calling fallen American military heroes “losers.” He also denied saying “s...hole countries” in a White House meeting. I was there. He said it.

White supremacists were responsible for every incident of race-based domestic terrorism in the U.S. in 2018. Every single one. But for some reason, the DOJ decided not to share this information with Congress despite my repeated requests. Why? There’s no good explanation.