All statements involving Richard Durbin

Under current policies, "we're going to reduce the overall debt of the United States by $3 trillion over the next 10 years."

Recent record-low water levels in Lake Michigan are evidence that global warming is leading to "the evaporation of our Great Lakes."

Under President George W. Bush, "the national debt went from $5 trillion to $12 trillion."

"Joe, I keep hearing you every morning talking about the biggest tax increase in history, but you don't mention it's also the biggest tax cut in history.''

"The reality is, we are holding some of the most dangerous terrorists in the world right now in our federal prisons, including the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 'shoe bomber,' the 'Unabomber,' and many others."

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