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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Feb 27, 2018 Editorial

Farmers now can join the long list of Americans President Donald Trump and his policies have attacked.

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Feb 14, 2018 Editorial

To the Editor:

In “Making Background Checks Work” (Op-Ed, Feb. 13), John R. Lott Jr. desperately tries to push one of the gun lobby’s favorite narratives: that background checks are bad for public safety.

The main pillar of Mr. Lott’s argument is that our underfunded, underresourced and broken background check system prevents “good guys” from getting guns.

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Feb 12, 2018 Editorial

For more than a year, Americans, Congress and the world have discussed Russia’s attempts to influence our elections. However, some of their most dangerous and well-documented attacks against state-level voting systems have been a mere footnote.

Jan 29, 2018 Editorial

In 2018, our security can no longer exclusively be defined in terms of tanks, airplanes and weapon systems.

As government, private industry and American families have adopted technology into nearly every aspect of our lives, the need for cybersecurity has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, our response to this threat has been piecemeal at best.

Nov 1, 2017 Editorial

I'd like to applaud the Daily Journal for its recent "Do away with those unwanted drugs" editorial because ending this epidemic is up to each and every one of us.

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Sep 22, 2017 Editorial

The Sept. 19 editorialA preventable disaster” was correct; every American child shot is a “preventable disaster.” But instead of acting, Congress is going in the wrong direction.

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Sep 11, 2017 Editorial

The recent article titled “Gunrunner bought guns in Arkansas to sell to Chicago gangs” shows, yet again, that guns from outside Illinois are spilling blood in our streets.

This time, the trafficker was Klint Kelley buying guns in Arkansas. In March, it was Willies Biles buying guns in Indiana, and the list goes on and on.

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Jul 24, 2017 Editorial

These are dark times in Washington. It’s no secret that President Trump and his team are working overtime to turn back the clock on our rights and divest from our communities.

Jun 29, 2017 Editorial

Today, I went to the House floor – something that I’ve done hundreds of times over the past four years. But today was different.

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May 27, 2017 Editorial

"A New Foundation for America" is a peculiar title for President Trump's new budget because it erodes the very foundation of our great nation: our farming communities.

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