Durbin Meets with Adult Congenital Heart Association

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Co-Chair of the Congressional Heart and Stroke Caucus, today met with board members of the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA), including President and CEO Mark Roeder.  During their meeting, Durbin and the ACHA patient and physician board members discussed building support for Durbin’s bipartisan Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act and bolstering funding for the Centers forDisease Control and Prevention (CDC) program that… Continue Reading


Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Six Nominations to the Full Senate

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee advanced six nominations to the full Senate, continuing the Committee’s work to bring balance to the federal judiciary. “Today, we continued our historic pursuit to confirm highly qualified, diverse judges. The nominations advanced today are symbolic of good faith collaboration between the White House and Republican Senators. I thank President Biden, along with Senators Lee, Romney, Fischer, Ricketts, Cornyn, Cruz, Barrasso, and Lummis, fo… Continue Reading


Durbin, Warnock, Schumer Reintroduce John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Senator Reverand Raphael Warnock (D-GA), and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Laphonza Butler (D-CA), today reintroduced the John R. Lewis Voting Advancement Act, legislation that would update and restore critical safeguards of the original Voting Rights Act.  Durbin also announced that the Senate Ju… Continue Reading