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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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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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May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement concerning the independent, nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) analysis of the American Health Care Act – also known as TrumpCare:

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning the President’s budget request:

“This budget can be summed up in one word: awful.

It takes food out of the mouths of babies, takes heat away from seniors and takes the security of crop insurance from our farmers.

It’s awful for the families struggling to make ends meet.

May 23, 2017 Editorial

Nearly every day, I pick up this paper and read about gridlock and partisanship gripping Congress. The 24-hour TV news cycle reminds us of it by the second and magazines aren’t much better.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly welcomed Chicago’s Dr. Cheryl Watson-Lowry, DDS to testify before Congress on the Action for Dental Health Act. Dr. Watson-Lowry testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee.

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May 17, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the bipartisan House Task Force on Community-Police Relations, released this statement marking National Police Week:

“Each year, we pause to remember the brave men and women – including my uncles, cousins and nephews – who put on the uniform every day.

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May 16, 2017 Editorial

For years, policymakers have known that the NRA’s “guns everywhere — background checks nowhere” policy means more dead Americans and a country that’s less safe.

Yet, instead of using common sense, we stand by and allow 30,000 Americans to die every year.

Tragically, the NRA’s dangerous policies have found a new supporter: ISIS.

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May 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Robin Kelly and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, introduced H.R. 2408, the Protecting Girls Access to Education Act, which ensures that children, specifically young girls, are able to receive an education when displaced by conflicts overseas.

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Jan 6, 2016 In The News
Huffington Post: Congress Must Act Now to Stop America's Gun Violence Epidemic
Jan 5, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: Sweet: The long, long fight to close the gun show loophole
Dec 16, 2015 In The News
WBEZ: Congresswoman Robin Kelly continues fight against guns
Dec 16, 2015 In The News
Politico: Gun control becomes a litmus test in Democratic primaries
Dec 14, 2015 In The News
The Hill: Black lawmakers excoriate Scalia over ‘disgusting’ remarks
Dec 14, 2015 In The News
Progress Illinois: Gutierrez, Kelly Ask Lynch To Visit Chicago As DOJ Probes CPD
Dec 9, 2015 In The News
CNBC: Defective or not, the government can't recall your gun
Dec 9, 2015 In The News
National Journal: Why This Democrat Doesn’t Stand During Moments of Silence for Gun Victims
Dec 9, 2015 In The News
Washington Post: Why going to the dentist is so hard for the elderly
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Oct 22, 2015 In The News
FCW: It's time for legislators to work together for cybersecurity

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