The Plum Line: Dick Durbin


Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 12/18/2012

Dems showing real movement on gun control

A top lawmaker says Democrats will introduce a whole package of reforms early in the new year.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:19 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, Dick Durbin, gun control, Newtown, Senate

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 12/18/2012

Dick Durbin: No cut in Social Security benefits

A top ally of the White House says "Chained CPI" on Social Security will be very hard for many Senate Dems to support.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:08 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dick Durbin, fiscal cliff, Social Security

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Reasons for optimism about the Medicare age?

It has been made clear to the White House that a great many Congressional Dems believe raising the eligibility age is morally unconscionable and a nonstarter.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:54 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dick Durbin, fiscal cliff, Medicare, Medicare eligibility age