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Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

...But for getting out the vote, the issue is "a winner with everybody in our state," said Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, who said he urged party leaders to put it on the ballot. "So encouraging people to vote that issue when it came...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/democrats-love-seeing-minimum-wage-ball
State
My Turn: Alaska's religious community should back immigration reform

...coalition of Tea Party favorites (like Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham) and liberal progressives (like Chuck Schumer and Dick Durbin). Perhaps of most interest to Alaskans, both Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich voted in favor of the legislation...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-08/my-turn-alaskas-religious-community-s
Opinion
Senators bicker over state stand your ground laws

...are trying to keep it supported Sybrina Fulton's call."This law is an invitation for confrontation," said Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., who chaired the session.Republicans, led by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, said the matter should be left...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-29/senators-bicker-over-state-stand-your-g
State
Senate OKs gay rights bill

...Schumer, D-N.Y., said if the House fails to act, "they'll be sending their party straight to oblivion."Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois reminded Boehner of the history of his party in the 1880s over the issue of slavery and Abraham Lincoln's...

http://juneauempire.com/donna-cassata/2013-11-08/senate-oks-gay-rights-bill
Obama meets with Senate Dems on health care

...Committee.The White House said other meeting attendees were Sens. Mark Begich of Alaska, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Dick Durbin of Illinois, Al Franken of Minnesota, Kay Hagan of North Carolina, Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Jeff Merkley of Oregon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-07/obama-meets-senate-dems-health-care
State
Outside editorial: New banking regulation brings needed competition

...plans to start charging debit-card users next year: Consumers can decide whether or not to pay it.U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., however, suggests that consumers find another bank.Durbin sponsored the amendment to the Dodd-Frank...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-10-09/outside-editorial-new-banking-regulat
Opinion
Sports Shorts

...also will carry the name of the St. Louis Cardinals great.Democratic Sens. Claire McCaskill, of Missouri, and Dick Durbin, of Illinois, proposed legislation Wednesday that would name the new bridge the Stan Musial Memorial Bridge - some...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-24/sports-shorts
Sports
Word of mouth

...rights to purchase guns, through required background checks at gun shows. I'm also disappointed in the quote by Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois in Thursday's paper, who said the U.S. Senate learned very little from Littleton. The tragedy at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051499/Ope_mouth.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...rights to purchase guns, through required background checks at gun shows. I'm also disappointed in the quote by Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois in Thursday's paper, who said the U.S. Senate learned very little from Littleton. The tragedy at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051499/Ope_mouth.shtml
Letter's contents lifted from national columnist It's gut check time, indeed

...have "met a man who spent eight months in prison, wasn't even allowed to call his lawyer, when finally, Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois intervened and was able to get him out." Pity, he didn't meet Abdullah Mehsud, a guy who spent two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102804/opi_20041028016.shtml
Opinion

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