Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of ILLINOIS
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Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement:

“In recent days, President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to ‘send in the Feds’ to address the ongoing violence in Chicago. These tweets and comments show a complete ignorance to reality. First, ‘sending in the Feds’ violates the U.S. Constitution and second, ‘the Feds’ are already in Chicago.

Jan 16, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly attended a celebration at Christ Community Church in South Holland. Today, she spoke at a South Suburban College event. She released this statement marking Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

"Today, our nation pauses to remember the life and legacy of Dr. King.

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congresswoman Robin Kelly today released this statement concerning the Department of Justice’s report on the Chicago Police Department:

“Today’s report is deeply concerning. It is clear that more reforms are needed and needed immediately.

Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and his confirmation hearing to serve as our nation’s top civil rights protection officer:

“Like millions of Americans, I was deeply troubled by the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as our nation’s next Attorney General.

Jan 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning the hate crime livestreamed on Facebook:

"This kidnapping and assault is nothing short of cowardly and heinous.

As our nation continues to struggle with issues of racial tension, we must seek community over division, cooperation over animosity.

Dec 12, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Ranking Member of the Oversight Committee’s subcommittee on Information Technology (IT) Security, sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Oversight Committee chairman, Congressman Jason Chaffetz calling for a full and thorough investigation

Nov 11, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL), released the following statement today upon Facebook Inc.’s announcement that they will update their “ethnic affinity” marketing feature to prohibit discriminatory use of the feature.   

Nov 1, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) and Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Congressional Black Caucus today voiced their objections to Facebook’s “Ethnic Affinity” advertising option that allows housing advertisers to exclude certain ethnic groups in marketing and promotion, in a letter to company CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Oct 7, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 4th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. Last year, more than 85 employers with active job openings met more than 400 job seekers.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly issued the following statement today in response to the passing of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres.

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Jul 7, 2016 In The News
The Guardian: Gun control advocates join 57 members of Congress on national day of protest
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
CBS Chicago: U.S. Lawmakers Lead Gun Control Rally In Federal Plaza
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Elle: Rep. Kelly Speaks From the House of Representative Sit-In for Gun Control
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: Illinois Democrats key to House gun control sit-in
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Politico: ‘WE’RE NOT GOING TO LET THIS DIE’

Robin Kelly, D-Ill., a driving force behind the Democrats’ dramatic congressional sit-in calling for a gun control vote, said she and her Illinois colleagues are stepping up the momentum this week. ‘We’re not going to let this die,’ Kelly told POLITICO Illinois Sunday.

Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Roll Call: House Democrats Stage Chamber Floor Sit-In For Gun Vote
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Homewood Flossmoore: Rep. Kelly joins fellow Democrats in sit-in in U.S. House
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Politico Morning Cyber Security: HEARINGS THIS WEEK

House committees will scrutinize the federal government’s offensive and defensive cyber capabilities in separate hearings this week. A House Oversight subcommittee will hold a field hearing in Chicago today to solicit opinions on cybersecurity information sharing and more from the private sector.

Jul 7, 2016 In The News
CBS Chicago: Lawmakers To Discuss Cybersecurity Threats At Chicago Hearing June 20, 2016 10:17 AM
Jul 6, 2016 In The News
Huffington Post: Keep Guns Out Of Dangerous Hands In Orlando, In Chicago, In Every Community