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Illinois Senator Dick Durbin to Speak at Georgetown

October 14, 2011


Illinois Senator Dick Durbin (SFS ‘66, L ‘69)

Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Springfield, is the 47th U.S. Senator from the State of Illinois, the state’s senior senator, and the convener of Illinois’ bipartisan congressional delegation. Durbin also serves as the Assistant Majority Leader, the second highest ranking position in the Senate. Also known as the Majority Whip, Senator Durbin has been elected to this leadership post by his Democratic colleagues every two years since 2006. In 2004, he was elected as Minority Whip. Durbin is the fifth Illinois Senator in history to serve as a Senate leader.

Durbin sits on the Senate Judiciary, Appropriations, Foreign Relations and Rules Committees. He is the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights and the Appropriations Committee's Financial Services and General Government subcommittee.

Senator Durbin is an alumnus of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service (SFS ’66) and the Georgetown University Law Center (L ’69).

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An Evening with Senator Dick Durbin

Senator Durbin will speak about his experiences at Georgetown University and current issues in Congress, including the economy and the DREAM Act.

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 18th at 7:30pm
WHERE: Gaston Hall – 3rd Floor of Healy Hall
Georgetown University
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
SPONSORS: The Georgetown University College Democrats, the Georgetown University Legislative Advocates, and M.E.Ch.A. (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán) de Georgetown.
COVERAGE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to Maggie Moore at 202-687-4328 or Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
Maggie Moore


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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