Senator Richard Durbin

Senior Senator from Illinois, Democrat

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Lawyers/Law Firms$1,035,692$4,727,266
3Real Estate$227,225$1,077,968
4Securities & Investment$224,000$1,423,857
6Health Professionals$209,561$989,146
9Leadership PACs$153,000$386,535
10Hospitals/Nursing Homes$149,075$476,276
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1Simmons Law Firm$127,200$216,535
2Northrop Grumman$64,000$87,500
3Cooney & Conway$62,000$101,100
4MacAndrews & Forbes$54,850$88,550
5United Technologies$51,500$51,500
6Boeing Co$46,500$46,500
7Comcast Corp$44,300$71,300
8Thornton & Naumes$40,400$89,500
9Paul, Weiss et al$39,800$39,800
10Blue Cross/Blue Shield$39,200$39,200

Bio Information

DURBIN, Richard Joseph, (1944 - ) Senate Years of Service: 1997- Party: Democrat DURBIN, Richard Joseph, a Senator and a Representative from Illinois; born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., November 21, 1944; graduated from Assumption High School, East St. Louis 1962; B.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, DC 1966; intern in the office of Illinois Senator Paul Douglas during his senior year in college; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center 1969; admitted to the Illinois bar 1969, and commenced practice in Springfield; legal counsel to Illinois Lieutenant Governor Paul Simon 1969-1972; legal counsel, Illinois State senate judiciary committee 1972-1982; Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor of Illinois 1978; associate professor, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield 1978-1983; delegate, Democratic National Conventions 1984, 1988, 1992 and 1996; chairman of Illinois state delegation in 1996; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 2, 1997); elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1996; reelected in 2002, and again in 2008 for the term ending January 3, 2015; Democratic party whip (2005-).

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