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At one point during last week's five-hour Senate hearing on Facebook privacy practices, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) tried to score points off the lone witness with a few barbed queries. Would he, Mark ... “Senator, no, I probably would not choose to do that publicly here,” Zuckerberg replied. That awkward ...
... nicked was when Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois asked the tech titan if would be comfortable revealing the name of the hotel where he'd stayed the night before. “Um, no,” Zuckerberg said after a pause. “Would you share with us the names of the people you've messaged?” Durbin asked. “Senator ...

Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg some personal questions, like which hotel he was staying in, during Zuckerberg's hearing on Tuesday. Zuckerberg was hesitant to answer — and Durbin used that to make a broader point about data privacy.
Sen. Durbin asks Zuckerberg if he would share what hotel he stayed at during Congressional testimony. 3:59 PM ET Tue, 10 April 2018. In front of a joint session of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answers questions from Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.). Watch CNBC Live TV ...
Durbin said in a statement, “The Venezuelan and American people share a long and deep friendship. I traveled to Caracas to better understand the conditions faced by Venezuelans and to urge President Maduro to adhere to basic democratic norms, particularly regarding the dubious snap election now ...
Sen. Dick Durbin said Tuesday that an “unstable” President Donald Trump “ought to be ashamed of himself” for taking Twitter slaps at young undocumented immigrants over the weekend in order to shore up prospects for his “whacko” border wall. At the same time, the Illinois Democrat defended Trump's ...

ROCKFORD - US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spends his afternoon in Rockford, and heard first-hand from those who have dealt with the Stateline's opioid ... Sen. Durbin, urged health systems and agencies to take advantage of the $3 billion alloted for aid to the opioid crisis, that is in the new federal budget.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin meets with doctors, government officials, and representatives of local opioid addiction treatment groups for a round table discussion on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue Campus in Rockford. Of the 124 overdose deaths in Winnebago County last ...
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Springfield, (right) listens to DeKalb Mayor Jerry Smith on Tuesday at the Community Outreach Building in DeKalb. Durbin was in town to meet with local social service and community leaders to discuss some of the challenges facing municipalities in Illinois. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin ...
At a press conference at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) announced new federal investments included in last week's omnibus spending bill that will help Chicago's biomedical research institutions continue their important work creating new technologies and finding ways ...
WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - Senior U.S. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said on Sunday that lawmakers would find a way to pass a budget in time for a Friday deadline to fund government agencies despite disagreement over immigration issues. "We're not going to have a shutdown," Durbin, the ...
Hillary Clinton might've won the popular vote in the 2016 presidential election, but her party is ready to "move on to the next chapter in American history." That's according to Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, a longtime Clinton champion and an ardent critic of President Donald Trump. Durbin, who ...
According to news from The Wall Street Journal, citing a letter Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois, sent to the bank this week, Durbin is asking the financial institution (FI) to stop adding more colleges to its partnership program until the order by the Federal Reserve last month that caps Wells ...
Richard Durbin (center) stands with (l-r) Georgetown President Jack DeGioia, Dreamer Cristina Velasquez, Jeff Chapski, President of the Georgetown ... The senator "has vigorously promoted bipartisan legislation to protect our young people who arrived in U.S. as children," said Georgetown president Jack ...
ANDY KRAVETZ/JOURNAL STAR Chief U.S. District Judge James Shadid, left, watches U.S. Sen. Richard “Dick” Durbin, center, help a young girl before they lead an large crowd at the main branch of the Peoria Public Library in the Pledge of Allegiance. The senator, along with Senior U.S. Distirct Judge ...
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has long led the push to provide a permanent legal status for "DREAMers" — young adults in the United States illegally who were brought to the country as children. Durbin was in the mix on multiple bipartisan deals in recent months, as the clock ticked toward a March 5 expiration of ...
For Dick Durbin, the Democratic senator from Illinois, this seemed like it could fulfill a mission he'd been working on for 17 years. I visited him in his office just as that debate was about to begin in early February, and he felt optimistic. DICK DURBIN: The United States Senate has not seen this kind of debate ...

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine said “it remains to be seen” how court battles will play out surrounding President Donald Trump's decision ... 2 Democrat, Dick Durbin of Illinois, said he takes only limited comfort from the Supreme Court, opting to allow challenges to Trump's DACA order to play ...
Is it possible, that after years of doing next to nothing on gun control, lawmakers in Washington may finally be shamed into action by the incredible eloquence and passion of these high school students? Sen. Dick Durbin, the senior senator from Illinois and the minority whip, says that the eloquence of the ...
As the nation learns from the tragedy at a Florida high school, assault weapons and the mentally ill are a lethal mix. "Who needs an AR-15, honest to goodness, or an AK-47?" asked Sen. Dick Durbin, (D) Ilinois, during a stop in Rock Island on Tuesday, February 20. Sen. Durbin is renewing the call for more ...
According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Sen. Dick Durbin has received no money directly from gun lobbyists. A Politico analysis, released in October of 2017, showed 27 congressional representatives had received more than $100,000 since 1990. All were Republican except for one Democrat, from ...
Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois is one of the most powerful Democrats in Washington, and he has been working to secure protections for the people we now think of as DREAMers for 17 years. In fact, their nickname comes from the DREAM Act legislation Durbin introduced. DURBIN: In 2001, if I talked about ...
Sen. Dick Durbin says if President Trump uses the Nunes memo to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or special counsel Robert Mueller, ... RICHARD DURBIN (D-IL), MINORITY WHIP: The fact that the Republicans in the House refused to allow a minority report, the Democratic response to their ...
Even Mark Zuckerberg has limits on what he's willing to share. In a rare light-hearted exchange during his public grilling before U.S. senators Tuesday, the Facebook CEO told Sen. Dick Durbin that no, he would rather not share personal details of his life with the U.S. Congress. "Mr. Zuckerberg, would you ...
U-S Senator Dick Durbin has not wavered in his view on gun control. Illinois' senior Senator says it's the federal government's responsibility to tighten certain gun laws. He says that includes, “Universal background checks, no exceptions for gun shows. Let's make sure we also go after straw purchasers, ...
Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Springfield Roman Catholic diocese has reaffirmed that U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, should not be allowed to receive Holy Communion because of a recent vote on an abortion issue. According to a statement issued by Paprocki on Feb. 13, Durbin was among 14 Catholic members ...


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