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Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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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.

Feb 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of Congress’ Oversight Committee, released this statement regarding the Inspector General’s investigation into the Trump Administration’s Department of Labor effort to hide a report showing billions in lost earnings for American servers due to

Feb 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) was joined by Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security Bennie Thompson (MS-02), and Reps. Robin Kelly (IL-02), Lou Correa (CA-46), Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) to introduce legislation aimed at preventing acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists and other extremist groups.

Feb 1, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, ranking member of Congress’ investigative and oversight IT subcommittee, and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II released this statement concerning the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission’s announcement of an investigation into Apple’s slowing-down of iPhones:

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.

Jan 25, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today nominated eight high school students from the 2nd Congressional District for admission to three United States Military Academies.

Jan 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement about her guest for this year’s State of the Union address:

Jan 20, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement following the government shutdown caused by President Trump and Congressional Republicans:

“Republicans control the White House, Senate and House and still cannot manage to meet their most basic constitutional duty: funding the government.

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02), Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) released these statements regarding Kenneth Chenault’s appointment to Facebook’s Board of Directors:

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Oct 3, 2017 In The News

When the chief White House spokeswoman again brought up Chicago having a high level of violence despite its having the “strictest gun laws in the country,” U.S. Rep.

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus pressured Facebook this week to seriously examine how the site allowed Russian operatives to use advertising to target Black Lives Matter and sow racial divisions ahead of last year’s election.

Sep 15, 2017 In The News

The two Illinois representatives in the U.S. House seem far apart in several ways. Mike Bost, a Republican from Murphysboro, represents a district at the southern end of the state. Robin Kelly is a northern Illinois Democrat whose district includes part of Chicago’s south side as well as farms in Kankakee County.  

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Jul 31, 2017 In The News

Amid a climate of highly partisan politics, a piece of bipartisan legislation has surfaced in Washington, and it should receive uniform support.

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Jul 31, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly's diverse district boasts some of the world's richest farmland, as well as Chicago neighborhoods and south suburbs where access to foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables is limited.

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Jun 29, 2017 In The News

When Rep. Robin Kelly rose to speak on the House floor Thursday morning, she carried a list of 50 names — all victims of gun violence.

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May 11, 2017 In The News
http://thehill.com/policy/technology/332080-dem-introduces-bill-to-bridge-digita...

Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) is introducing a new bill aimed at bridging the digital divide by requiring all future government websites to be mobile friendly.

Mar 28, 2017 In The News

It’s time to fight because our health is on the line. For years, Congressional Republicans have been chomping at the bit to repeal the Affordable Care Act and strip 30 million Americans of the everyday security of health insurance.

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Mar 9, 2017 In The News

For six years, Republicans have repeated the same phrase in every conversation about healthcare: “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Jan 17, 2017 In The News

In "Take care not to drown in the swamp, Republicans" (Editorial, Jan. 7), Crain's editorial board points out the importance of independent ethics offices to keep politicians honest.

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