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Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly today nominated nine high school students from the second district for admission to three United States Military Academies.

“These outstanding young men and women represent our next generation of military leaders. I’m proud to nominate them to our nation’s finest military academies,” said Rep. Kelly.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement concerning flyers promoting the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) that were distributed in Park Forest, Manteno and other communities in Illinois’s 2nd Congressional district:

“The offensive KKK flyers found in our community do not represent our values and are not welcome.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Friday evening, President Donald Trump issued an unconstitutional executive order banning individuals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States of America.

Within hours, a federal judge issued a stay against the Executive Order.

Jan 28, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement regarding news that a federal judge ordered the government not to deport immigrants currently held at airports based on President Trump’s Executive Order barring individuals from certain Muslim-majority countries:

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

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Mar 11, 2015 In The News
Dem rivals slam Sen. Mark Kirk for signing Iran letter
Oct 20, 2014 In The News
NWI: U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly donates books to Marian Catholic High School

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., personally delivered nearly 150 books to Marian Catholic High School as part of the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.

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Oct 16, 2014 In The News
CN Railway marks grand opening of Homewood's state-of-the-art training facility

It is official, the Canadian National (CN) Railway opened its new job training Center in Homewood, Illinois. The job training facility is the first of its kind for Canadian National (CN) in the United States, and will be used to provide railroad training for all new employees, union and management, reported the SouthtownStar in today's edition.

Oct 16, 2014 In The News
CN Railway opens training center in Homewood
Jul 30, 2014 In The News
Congressmen Plan House Speech on Chicago's Violence
Jul 30, 2014 In The News
Dem. Rep. proposes ban of cartoon characters, stuffed animals to market guns
Jul 30, 2014 In The News
Robin Kelly joins Gov. Pat Quinn urging passage stronger Illinois gun laws
Jul 30, 2014 In The News
Quinn, Kelly push for tighter gun laws after violent July 4 weekend
Jul 30, 2014 In The News
Congresswoman Robin Kelly Joins House General Aviation Caucus
Jul 8, 2014 In The News
Background Checks on Gun Sales, Other Reforms Needed: Congressional Report

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