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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Senate Minority Whip Sen. Dick Durbin joins Roe Conn and Richard Roeper(in for Anna Davlantes) to discuss an announcement by President Trump that he sent a memo to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, urging him to finalize a guideline for banning bump stocks. Durbin also questions what why President ...
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 ...
LUBBOCK, TX - Saba Nafees, a Ph.D. student at Texas Tech University, was the 108th Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient recognized by U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (Democrat) of Illinois, at senate floor proceedings on Wednesday. "This young lady and her family can be an important part ...
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, an East St. Louis native, spoke briefly during the weekend about the comments made about the town where he was raised. The comments were in response to former Illinois Lottery Control Board Chairman Blair Garber's comments on Twitter, where he called the city the “shithole of ...
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 ...
“If the President chooses to follow through on his prepared remarks tonight, he will find Democrats ready to work with him on lowering prescription drug prices, making massive new investments in America's crumbling roads and bridges, passing meaningful paid family leave legislation, and protecting ...
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., read one of the "Pete the Cat" books to children at the Chicago Commons Nia Family Center before a brief press conference. ... The senator told reporters he is very concerned about Republican efforts to stop special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. “We are very conscious of ...
We're lurching from one continuing resolution to the next," said Durbin on CBS News' "Face the Nation" on Sunday. While Democrats use the shutdown as leverage for immigration reform, Durbin said a shutdown was "not a good thing to do at any point." "We have reached a desperate situation. This was ...
JOHN DICKERSON: And we're back with the Senate Democratic Whip, Richard Durbin. Senator, welcome. There seems to be a deal in conversation about opening the government up, funding it for a few more weeks if there's a promise there will be an ultimate vote on DACA. Is that something Democrats ...
I can't forget what the president said,” Durbin added. Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, another senator in the White House meeting — who now claims Trump never said the words in question — said Nielsen backed his version. “I saw what Sen. Durbin said — that he stood by every word that he ...
... Was Dick Durbin Lying? Senator Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, joined CBS's John Dickerson on Sunday's edition of 'Face The Nation' to discuss the immigration meeting where President Trump reportedly used vulgar language to describe African countries. Cotton previously released a statement with Sen.
Watch Jake Tapper's exclusive interview with Sen. ... Dick Durbin asserted Tuesday that President Donald Trump called certain African nations "shithole countries" during a bipartisan meeting on ... "Then we called him two days later, (Republican) Senator (Lindsey) Graham and I, and said we've done it.
Perdue and Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton said in a Friday statement that they did not recall the "shithole" comment, and like Perdue, Cotton on Sunday accused Durbin of misrepresenting Trump's comments. "I didn't hear it, and I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was ...
Richard Durbin discusses President Trump's immigration comments following the City of Chicago's 32nd Annual Interfaith Breakfast commemorating the life ... Dick Durbin on Friday ripped President Donald Trump for using "hate-filled, vile and racist" language when talking about immigrants from Haiti and ...
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 ...
The Illinois senator went on to state a “good way” to use taxpayer money is “investing in our troops and veterans instead of the amusement of the president.” Predictably, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tried to defend Trump's controversial request on Tuesday by suggesting he is ...
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 ...
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said it would be “unacceptable” if President Donald Trump tried to stop Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election. The comments came after new reports that Trump ordered the firing of Mueller last year, but ultimately ...
Powerful U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is jumping aboard a bandwagon hoping to grant the wish of a 105-year-old World War II veteran and highly respected former Illinois judge, George N. Leighton. Leighton, the namesake of Cook County's main criminal courthouse, is hoping he can be buried as a soldier ...
Sen. Richard Durbin, the second-ranking Senate Democrat and a lead negotiator on spending matters, said he is encouraging his colleagues to join ... of the year, but he is now the highest-ranking Democratic senator to raise the specter of a government shutdown sparked by an impasse over immigration.
Senator Dick Durbin joins The Steve Cochran Show to discuss the “State of the Nation.” The Senator covered the issues in North Korea, China, ...
Outspoken Republican Trump opponents, such as Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and ... Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin said on "State of the Union.".


 

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