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Oct. 18, 2020 Tweet - "Judge Barrett was a constitutional law professor--she knows all about the explicit language in our Constitution regarding the peaceful transfer of power after an election. Her outright refusal to commit to honoring those principles is deeply concerning." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 18, 2020 Tweet - "A 6-3 right-wing Supreme Court is a threat to health care, to a woman's right to choose, and to the right of Americans to love who they love. Republicans know this, and they are doing everything they can to rush Judge Barrett's confirmation. Americans see where they stand." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 17, 2020 Tweet - "For months now, Senator McConnell has repeatedly refused to work with Democrats on #COVID19 relief. Now--all of a sudden--he wants to pass a small, symbolic gesture right before the election. Where has he been for the last five months? The American people deserve better." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 17, 2020 Tweet - "More than 100M Americans with pre-existing conditions, like Kenny Murray of Tinley Park, rely on the Affordable Care Act's protections. On November 10, Pres. Trump & Republicans will argue in the Supreme Court to strike down the entire ACA. I'm on Kenny's team in this fight." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Durbin Joins Illinoisans To Highlight What Is At Stake If The ACA Is Struck Down By The Supreme Court Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Tweet - "Today I was joined by Illinoisans who are worried about what will happen to their health care if the President and Republicans succeed in rushing this SCOTUS vacancy and eliminating the ACA." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Letter to the Hon. Stephen Hahn, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Durbin Urges FDA To Enhance E-Cigarette Transparency & Enforcement, Publish List Of Product Applications Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Tweet - "Due to the ongoing #COVID19 pandemic, millions of American workers have lost their jobs & health coverage through no fault of their own. Together with defending the ACA, we need a plan to help them keep their health care. My op-ed in @thehill :" Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Tweet - "COVID-19 cases are spiking across Illinois. We have hit record high new cases the past two days. Illinoisans--please wear a mask and practice social distancing. We're all in this together with one goal: stopping the spread of this virus and saving lives." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Tweet - "Pres. Trump was clear: he wants Supreme Court justices who will help him end the Affordable Care Act. Judge Barrett's hearing did not reassure us that the law is safe. Will two more Senate Rs stand up for Americans with pre-existing conditions & oppose this rush to confirmation?" Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Judge Barrett's failure to even articulate a point of view on climate change--she says she's still thinking about it--strains all credibility." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Durbin Highlights Montgomery, Illinois Family's Health Care Story As Fourth Day Of Supreme Court Nomination Hearing Begins Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Pres. Trump has been clear--he picked Judge Barrett to achieve his goals: eliminate the ACA, overturn Roe v. Wade, & help him win an election he plans to dispute. And Republicans broke Judiciary Committee rules to rush the nomination ahead. My closing statement at the hearings:" Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Judge Barrett's originalism gives me no comfort. As @chicagosmayor says, the originalist view "excluded over 50% of the people living in America today," including women, people of color, and LGBTQ Americans. The Constitution we cherish belongs to "we the people" -- all of us." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Republicans cutting every corner to jam through Judge Barrett's nomination before Election Day. It's unprecedented to vote to move forward on a nominee before the hearing has even ended, but they did this morning. My motion to adjourn--and finish the hearing first--was denied." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Durbin: Affordable Care Act, Women's Right To Privacy & Choice, Election Integrity At Stake With This Supreme Court Nomination Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Meet Nate. Nate was born with a rare liver disease called biliary atresia & required a liver transplant at just 10 months old. If Republicans succeed in eliminating the Affordable Care Act, Nate could become uninsurable due to his pre-existing condition. I'm fighting for Nate." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be joining @Morning_Joe on @MSNBC soon to discuss what I have heard from Judge Barrett so far this week. Make sure you tune in." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "President Trump has promised two things about Judge Barrett: she will vote to eliminate the Affordable Care Act and, if need be, help him impose his will on the upcoming election. If she lives up to even one of those promises, it will be a disaster for our nation." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Durbin: Affordable Care Act, Gun Safety Laws, Voting Rights, Election Integrity At Stake With This Supreme Court Nomination Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be on @CNN @NewDay soon to discuss the ongoing hearing for Judge Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court. Tune in." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "I've been fighting to restore Quincy Bay for years, so it is exciting that @MVD_USACE has given final approval for the Quincy Bay Restoration Project to move forward. This project will help repair the bay's erosion, improve waterways, & provide a communal recreation space." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Durbin: Army Corps Gives Final Approval To Begin Quincy Bay Restoration Project Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Letter to Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State and to Alex Azar II, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Over 100 House Democrats Call on Trump Administration to Reverse its Dangerous Opposition to Global Health Cooperation Rep. Chuy Garcia, ...
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "Meet the Ray family. Millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions will face higher costs & lose access to care if Republicans are able to eliminate the Affordable Care Act in the Supreme Court. That includes Americans--like Jared Ray--who were diagnosed with cancer." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "There is an orange cloud hanging over Judge Barrett's nomination. President Trump has promised his nominee will end the Affordable Care Act, overturn Roe v. Wade, & help him win this election if need be. Those are the realities of her nomination. She needs to answer for them." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Durbin Highlights Buffalo Grove Resident's Health Care Story As Third Day Of Supreme Court Nomination Hearing Begins Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "There is an orange cloud hanging over this Supreme Court nomination, the first to be considered after July 1 of an election year. Millions of Americans are already voting. Their voices should be heard. Republicans are rushing it though because they want to eliminate the ACA." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "My heart breaks for 9,000 Illinoisans who have lost their lives to #COVID19. My prayers are with their loved ones at this time. Illinoisans--please continue to wear a mask & social distance. Help us save lives." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "The denial of voting rights has long been used to suppress & oppress African Americans in the United States. Judge Barrett's record would suggest that she does not hold voting rights as equal to 2nd Amendment rights. That is deeply concerning." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 The Hill - How we can help the unemployed keep their health insurance Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "I'm deeply concerned by Judge Barrett's originalist argument in Kanter v. Barr that voting rights "belonged only to virtuous citizens." Today I had the chance to ask Judge Barrett why her dissent treated the fundamental right to vote so differently from gun rights." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "The future of health care is at stake with the nomination of Judge Barrett. We know that President Trump considers ending the ACA a litmus test for his nominees. Millions of Americans will lose access to care & protections for pre-existing conditions If the ACA is eliminated." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Durbin Highlights Naperville Family's Health Care Story As Second Day Of Supreme Court Nomination Hearing Begins Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 During First Day Of Questioning, Durbin Highlights What Is At Stake With Nomination Of Judge Barrett To The Supreme Court Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be going on @MSNBC soon to discuss my takeaways from today's hearing with Judge Barrett up to this point. Make sure you tune in." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "Judge Barrett was nominated by Republicans as part of a plan to eliminate the Affordable Care Act. I'm fighting for the millions of Americans--like Mikey Williams & his family--who rely on the ACA's protections for pre-existing conditions." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Recognizing the Centennial Celebration of the White County Farm Bureau Rep. John Shimkus
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "Meet the Williams family. Like millions of Americans, they have relied on the Affordable Care Act's protections for people with pre-existing conditions. For them, preserving the ACA is a necessity. That's what's at stake with this Supreme Court nomination." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "Will be joining @JudyWoodruff on @NewsHour at 6PM ET / 5PM CT to discuss what I've heard from Judge Barrett so far today. Tune in." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be joining @wolfblitzer on @CNNSitRoom shortly to discuss today's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Barrett. Make sure you tune in." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "Republicans are so determined to rush through a Supreme Court nominee to take away critical health care protections from millions of Americans that we're going to start voting on the nomination before the hearings are even over. Everyone must speak up. This is not normal." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Durbin To Highlight Chicagoland Family's Health Care Story During First Day Of Supreme Court Nomination Hearing Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Durbin: The Affordable Care Act Is At Stake In This Supreme Court Nomination Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "President Trump & Republicans have been obsessed with repealing the Affordable Care Act for years. They tried in Congress & failed, so now they want to use the Supreme Court to repeal the ACA's protections. Judge Barrett's nomination will forever be under that cloud." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "Pres. Trump can tweet about his imaginary plan as much as he likes, but the reality is that Republicans don't have a plan. If they succeed in confirming this nominee & eliminating the ACA, millions will lose pre-existing condition protections in the middle of a deadly pandemic." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "Meet Kenny. Kenny is one of millions of Americans born with a pre-existing condition. If Republicans succeed in confirming Judge Barrett, the first thing they'll do is go after is the Affordable Care Act & its protections for people like Kenny. Today, I'm fighting for Kenny." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 11, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be going on @MeetThePress soon to share my thoughts on this week's Senate Judiciary hearings concerning the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Make sure you tune in." Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 11, 2020 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript Interview with Dick Durbin Sen. Dick Durbin
Oct. 11, 2020 Tweet - "If Republicans succeed in getting the Supreme Court to strike down the ACA, over 20 million Americans would lose their health insurance, including 1.7M in Texas 242,000 in South Carolina 187,000 in Iowa It's unthinkable Rs would do this, especially during a pandemic." Sen. Dick Durbin
Date Title Politician
Oct. 18, 2020 Tweet - "Judge Barrett was a constitutional law professor--she knows all about the explicit language in our Constitution regarding the peaceful transfer of power after an election. Her outright refusal to commit to honoring those principles is deeply concerning." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 18, 2020 Tweet - "A 6-3 right-wing Supreme Court is a threat to health care, to a woman's right to choose, and to the right of Americans to love who they love. Republicans know this, and they are doing everything they can to rush Judge Barrett's confirmation. Americans see where they stand." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 17, 2020 Tweet - "For months now, Senator McConnell has repeatedly refused to work with Democrats on #COVID19 relief. Now--all of a sudden--he wants to pass a small, symbolic gesture right before the election. Where has he been for the last five months? The American people deserve better." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 17, 2020 Tweet - "More than 100M Americans with pre-existing conditions, like Kenny Murray of Tinley Park, rely on the Affordable Care Act's protections. On November 10, Pres. Trump & Republicans will argue in the Supreme Court to strike down the entire ACA. I'm on Kenny's team in this fight." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Durbin Joins Illinoisans To Highlight What Is At Stake If The ACA Is Struck Down By The Supreme Court Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Tweet - "Today I was joined by Illinoisans who are worried about what will happen to their health care if the President and Republicans succeed in rushing this SCOTUS vacancy and eliminating the ACA." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Letter to the Hon. Stephen Hahn, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Durbin Urges FDA To Enhance E-Cigarette Transparency & Enforcement, Publish List Of Product Applications Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Tweet - "Due to the ongoing #COVID19 pandemic, millions of American workers have lost their jobs & health coverage through no fault of their own. Together with defending the ACA, we need a plan to help them keep their health care. My op-ed in @thehill :" Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Tweet - "COVID-19 cases are spiking across Illinois. We have hit record high new cases the past two days. Illinoisans--please wear a mask and practice social distancing. We're all in this together with one goal: stopping the spread of this virus and saving lives." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 16, 2020 Tweet - "Pres. Trump was clear: he wants Supreme Court justices who will help him end the Affordable Care Act. Judge Barrett's hearing did not reassure us that the law is safe. Will two more Senate Rs stand up for Americans with pre-existing conditions & oppose this rush to confirmation?" Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Judge Barrett's failure to even articulate a point of view on climate change--she says she's still thinking about it--strains all credibility." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Durbin Highlights Montgomery, Illinois Family's Health Care Story As Fourth Day Of Supreme Court Nomination Hearing Begins Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Pres. Trump has been clear--he picked Judge Barrett to achieve his goals: eliminate the ACA, overturn Roe v. Wade, & help him win an election he plans to dispute. And Republicans broke Judiciary Committee rules to rush the nomination ahead. My closing statement at the hearings:" Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Judge Barrett's originalism gives me no comfort. As @chicagosmayor says, the originalist view "excluded over 50% of the people living in America today," including women, people of color, and LGBTQ Americans. The Constitution we cherish belongs to "we the people" -- all of us." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Republicans cutting every corner to jam through Judge Barrett's nomination before Election Day. It's unprecedented to vote to move forward on a nominee before the hearing has even ended, but they did this morning. My motion to adjourn--and finish the hearing first--was denied." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Durbin: Affordable Care Act, Women's Right To Privacy & Choice, Election Integrity At Stake With This Supreme Court Nomination Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "Meet Nate. Nate was born with a rare liver disease called biliary atresia & required a liver transplant at just 10 months old. If Republicans succeed in eliminating the Affordable Care Act, Nate could become uninsurable due to his pre-existing condition. I'm fighting for Nate." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 15, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be joining @Morning_Joe on @MSNBC soon to discuss what I have heard from Judge Barrett so far this week. Make sure you tune in." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "President Trump has promised two things about Judge Barrett: she will vote to eliminate the Affordable Care Act and, if need be, help him impose his will on the upcoming election. If she lives up to even one of those promises, it will be a disaster for our nation." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Durbin: Affordable Care Act, Gun Safety Laws, Voting Rights, Election Integrity At Stake With This Supreme Court Nomination Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be on @CNN @NewDay soon to discuss the ongoing hearing for Judge Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court. Tune in." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "I've been fighting to restore Quincy Bay for years, so it is exciting that @MVD_USACE has given final approval for the Quincy Bay Restoration Project to move forward. This project will help repair the bay's erosion, improve waterways, & provide a communal recreation space." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Durbin: Army Corps Gives Final Approval To Begin Quincy Bay Restoration Project Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Letter to Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State and to Alex Azar II, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Over 100 House Democrats Call on Trump Administration to Reverse its Dangerous Opposition to Global Health Cooperation Rep.Chuy Garcia, ...
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "Meet the Ray family. Millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions will face higher costs & lose access to care if Republicans are able to eliminate the Affordable Care Act in the Supreme Court. That includes Americans--like Jared Ray--who were diagnosed with cancer." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "There is an orange cloud hanging over Judge Barrett's nomination. President Trump has promised his nominee will end the Affordable Care Act, overturn Roe v. Wade, & help him win this election if need be. Those are the realities of her nomination. She needs to answer for them." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Durbin Highlights Buffalo Grove Resident's Health Care Story As Third Day Of Supreme Court Nomination Hearing Begins Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 14, 2020 Tweet - "There is an orange cloud hanging over this Supreme Court nomination, the first to be considered after July 1 of an election year. Millions of Americans are already voting. Their voices should be heard. Republicans are rushing it though because they want to eliminate the ACA." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "My heart breaks for 9,000 Illinoisans who have lost their lives to #COVID19. My prayers are with their loved ones at this time. Illinoisans--please continue to wear a mask & social distance. Help us save lives." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "The denial of voting rights has long been used to suppress & oppress African Americans in the United States. Judge Barrett's record would suggest that she does not hold voting rights as equal to 2nd Amendment rights. That is deeply concerning." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 The Hill - How we can help the unemployed keep their health insurance Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "I'm deeply concerned by Judge Barrett's originalist argument in Kanter v. Barr that voting rights "belonged only to virtuous citizens." Today I had the chance to ask Judge Barrett why her dissent treated the fundamental right to vote so differently from gun rights." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "The future of health care is at stake with the nomination of Judge Barrett. We know that President Trump considers ending the ACA a litmus test for his nominees. Millions of Americans will lose access to care & protections for pre-existing conditions If the ACA is eliminated." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Durbin Highlights Naperville Family's Health Care Story As Second Day Of Supreme Court Nomination Hearing Begins Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 During First Day Of Questioning, Durbin Highlights What Is At Stake With Nomination Of Judge Barrett To The Supreme Court Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be going on @MSNBC soon to discuss my takeaways from today's hearing with Judge Barrett up to this point. Make sure you tune in." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "Judge Barrett was nominated by Republicans as part of a plan to eliminate the Affordable Care Act. I'm fighting for the millions of Americans--like Mikey Williams & his family--who rely on the ACA's protections for pre-existing conditions." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Recognizing the Centennial Celebration of the White County Farm Bureau Rep.John Shimkus
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "Meet the Williams family. Like millions of Americans, they have relied on the Affordable Care Act's protections for people with pre-existing conditions. For them, preserving the ACA is a necessity. That's what's at stake with this Supreme Court nomination." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 13, 2020 Tweet - "Will be joining @JudyWoodruff on @NewsHour at 6PM ET / 5PM CT to discuss what I've heard from Judge Barrett so far today. Tune in." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be joining @wolfblitzer on @CNNSitRoom shortly to discuss today's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Barrett. Make sure you tune in." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "Republicans are so determined to rush through a Supreme Court nominee to take away critical health care protections from millions of Americans that we're going to start voting on the nomination before the hearings are even over. Everyone must speak up. This is not normal." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Durbin To Highlight Chicagoland Family's Health Care Story During First Day Of Supreme Court Nomination Hearing Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Durbin: The Affordable Care Act Is At Stake In This Supreme Court Nomination Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "President Trump & Republicans have been obsessed with repealing the Affordable Care Act for years. They tried in Congress & failed, so now they want to use the Supreme Court to repeal the ACA's protections. Judge Barrett's nomination will forever be under that cloud." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "Pres. Trump can tweet about his imaginary plan as much as he likes, but the reality is that Republicans don't have a plan. If they succeed in confirming this nominee & eliminating the ACA, millions will lose pre-existing condition protections in the middle of a deadly pandemic." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 12, 2020 Tweet - "Meet Kenny. Kenny is one of millions of Americans born with a pre-existing condition. If Republicans succeed in confirming Judge Barrett, the first thing they'll do is go after is the Affordable Care Act & its protections for people like Kenny. Today, I'm fighting for Kenny." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 11, 2020 Tweet - "I'll be going on @MeetThePress soon to share my thoughts on this week's Senate Judiciary hearings concerning the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Make sure you tune in." Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 11, 2020 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript Interview with Dick Durbin Sen.Dick Durbin
Oct. 11, 2020 Tweet - "If Republicans succeed in getting the Supreme Court to strike down the ACA, over 20 million Americans would lose their health insurance, including 1.7M in Texas 242,000 in South Carolina 187,000 in Iowa It's unthinkable Rs would do this, especially during a pandemic." Sen.Dick Durbin
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