Richard Joseph Dick Durbin is numbered amongst the list of the names that make up the 114th session of the Senate in the U. S. He is a Democrat by political inclination; the second most senior Democratic Senator in the Senate. Durbin has a great pedigree when it comes to the politics as it is practiced in the U.S. To get to the House of Representatives, Durbin defeated his rival who is a 22 years incumbent in the house.
Dick is a senior Senator in the Senate. He has been representing Illinois since the year 1997. He occupies the position of the assistant minority leader- the second highest position that a Democrat can occupy in the Senate for now.
Dick was born on the 21st of November 1944. He was born in East St. Louis, Illinois. His father, William Durbin, is an Irish-American. His mother, Anna is a Lithuanian. He is a trained lawyer. Durbin is married to Loretta and they had three children between them. Loretta was lost to the cold hands of death from complications due to congenital heart condition on November 1 2008.
Durbin is a staunch member of the Roman Catholic faith; however, as at today he is not permitted to partake of Holy Communion service.
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and Georgetown.
Durbin is worth an estimated $1,326,065 million dollars
He has held high profile positions in the Senate. He has been both as Majority leader and Whip. Today, he is the Minority leader.
The efforts of Durbin have not gone unnoticed. This is characterized by the honors and awards that have come the way of Durbin. He was once honored with the award: Legislator of the year. On the international scene, he has also received awards. His wardrobe is loaded to say the least.
- Occupation: Politician.
- Age: 71.
- Date of Birth: 21-11-1944.
- Place of Birth: East St. Louis, Illinois.
- Gender: Male.
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- Parents: William Durbin, Anna.
- Siblings: Christine, Jennifer, Paul.
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- Spouse: Loretta.
- Ethnicity/Race: American.
- Nationality: American.