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Women losing coverage under Obamacare, too
Topic - Richard J. Durbin
Top members of Congress on Monday accused electronic cigarette companies of marketing to children through candy-flavored products, social media advertising and sponsoring events with a young audience, and the lawmakers said they want to see the government step in with regulations.
Sen. Richard J. Durbin of Illinois is reportedly on a list of U.S. officials set to be sanctioned by the Russian government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to respond to the White House's imposing sanctions on Russian officials by releasing his own sanctions list of U.S. officials that will reportedly include U.S. Sens. Richard J. Durbin, Illinois Democrat, and John McCain, Arizona Republican.
A high-ranking Democratic senator on Thursday called on the Esquire Network to cancel "Friday Night Tykes," saying the show glorifies a culture of violent competitiveness.
The second-ranking Democrat in the Senate said Tuesday he'd be "open to discussing changes" in President Obama's health care law and that "a couple more sentences" would have clarified Mr. Obama's promise to Americans that they could keep their insurance plans under the law.
The passage of a string of state "stand your ground" self-defense laws in recent years produced a partisan divide at a hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill, with Democrats saying the laws have led to increased gun violence, often targeting minorities, while Republicans questioning the need for a hearing on the issue at all.
All sides seem to agree that the now-infamous “I cannot even stand to look at you” insult purportedly directed at President Obama never was uttered.
Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin, a Democrat with a history of incendiary statements including a comparison of Guantanamo Bay to a Nazi concentration camp, was hung out to dry Wednesday when the White House flatly dismissed the senator's claim that a top Republican made contemptuous comments toward the commander in chief during a recent closed-door meeting.
Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican who voted against reopening the government last week in an effort to defund the Affordable Care Act, blamed President Obama and Senate Democrats for the government shutdown.
Sen. Richard J. Durbin, Illinois Democrat, said Senate Democrats may be able to compromise on repealing the medical device tax despite the fact that the Senate voted down a House continuing resolution Monday that repealed the tax.
Americans have a right to their beliefs without left-wing reproach
How does a conservative group know it is doing something right? It's a pretty good clue when a heavy-handed leftist U.S. senator attempts to intimidate its supporters.
Key Democratic and Republican members of Congress said Sunday that the terrorism threat reportedly triggered by an intercepted message between senior al Qaeda operatives is the most serious threat in years, with some warning that the threat is an indication the terrorist group responsible for the 9/11 attacks still poses a significant danger to the U.S.
It's been three years since the Senate passed the massive Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation named after its two lead sponsors, Sen. Christopher J. Dodd and Rep. Barney Frank.
If the FDA doesn’t act, however, he said there isn’t much that can be done legislatively.
Mr. Durbin said the FDA should claim electronic cigarettes as part of its jurisdiction, allowing the agency to restrict mass-media advertising and prevent the sale and marketing to minors.