Information on
Senator Richard J. Durbin

of Illinois

[Richard J. Durbin]
Extended Contact Information Political Profile
DC Address:The Honorable Richard J. Durbin
United States Senate
332 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510-1304
DC Phone:202-224-2152
DC Fax:202-228-0400
Email Address:
WWW Homepage:

District Offices:
    Kluczynski Federal Building, 38th Floor
230 South Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60604
Voice: 312-353-4952
FAX: 312-353-0150
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    701 Court Street
Marion, IL 62959
Voice: 618-998-8812
FAX: 618-997-0176
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    525 South Eighth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Voice: 217-492-4062
FAX: 217-492-4382
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Leadership:Assistant Minority Leader
Voting History:Click here   NEW
First Elected To Office:November 2, 1982
Year of Next Election:November 4, 2008
Previous Political Work:Democratic Nominee for Illinois Senate, 1976;Democratic Nominee for Lieutenant Governor, 1978.;
Committee Membership:
   Senate Committee on Appropriations - 11
    Subcommittee on Agriculture Rural Development and Related Agencies - 5
    Subcommittee on the District of Columbia - 2
    Subcommittee on Defense - 6
    Subcommittee on State Foreign Operations and Related Programs - 5
    Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services Education and Related Agencies - 7
    Subcommittee on Legislative Branch - Ranking Minority Member
    Subcommittee on Transportation Treasury the Judiciary and Housing and Urban Development - 6
Senate Committee on the Judiciary - 8
    Subcommittee on the Constitution Civil Rights and Property Rights - 4
    Subcommittee on Corrections and Rehabilitations - Ranking Minority Member
    Subcommittee on Immigration Border Security and Citizenship - 6
    Subcommittee on Intellectual Property - 6
    Subcommittee on Technology Terrorism and Homeland Security - 6
Senate Committee on Rules and Administration - 7

Office Staff Personal Bio
Chief of Staff:Ed Greelegs
Scheduler:Andrea del Aguila
Legislative Director: Tom Faletti
Communications Director: Joe Shoemaker
Hometown:Springfield, IL
Birth:On November 21, 1944
in East St. Louis, IL
Professional Experience
(including Military):
Attorney, 1973-82;Legal counsel to Illinois Lieutenant Governor, 1969-73;Legal counsel to Illinois Senate Judiciary Committee, 1972-82.;
Education:BSFS, Georgetown University, 1966;JD, Georgetown University, 1969.;
Family:Wife: Loretta Schaefer, 3 children
Faith:Roman Catholic

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