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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Nov 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Robin Kelly (IL-02) released a video debunking five common myths about this year’s Open Enrollment period.

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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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Oct 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted a packed Congressional briefing on maternal health and mortality because American women are more likely to die from childbirth or childbirth complication than women in any other developed nation.

“In 2017, starting or growing your family shouldn’t mean putting your life at risk,” said Congresswoman Robin Kelly.

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Oct 27, 2017 Press Release

More than 300 job-seekers attended a Hiring Event hosted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly at South Suburban College on Friday.

The 5th annual Hiring Event featured more than 70 companies and agencies with active job openings, including Amazon, Nike, UPS, ComEd,, the U.S. Post Office, Franciscan Health, MiJack and the Cook County Sheriff’s Department.

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Kelly, ranking member of the IT oversight subcommittee, released this statement following Twitter’s announcement regarding political advertising transparency:

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswomen Dina Titus (NV-01) and Robin Kelly (IL-02) took to the House floor to challenge their colleagues to quickly approve life-saving legislation to ban “bump stocks,” an after-market modification that turns assault weapons into nearly fully-automatic weapons.

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Oct 17, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 5th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. More than 70 employers with active job openings will be in attendance.

Oct 17, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly donated 137 books to two south suburban elementary schools from the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.

“Kids love to read. We need to do our part to make it easy for them to pick up a book and learn,” said Congresswoman Robin Kelly.

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement on the Executive Order to undermine healthcare for millions of Illinois families:

"Today's Executive Order is just the latest effort to undermine healthcare for millions of Illinoisans and sabotage market place stability, which will raise costs on American families.

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Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly joined House Democrats to demand action to save American lives from gun violence.

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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
Jun 16, 2016 In The News
The Washington Post: Paul Ryan held a moment of silence. Then some House Democrats held a protest
Jun 8, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: Frustration fuels Rep. Kelly’s tears over gun violence

The tears came suddenly Tuesday in the middle of U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly’s speech, catching both her and her audience by surprise.

Jun 6, 2016 In The News
Daily-Journal: Kankakee River gets national designation

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