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.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly led the Illinois delegation in the final tally of this year’s House Democrats’ Member Online All-Star Competition.
During the competition, Congresswoman Kelly added nearly 6,000 new followers to her Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube channels.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly again took to the House floor demanding a vote on bipartisan legislation to end gun violence.
Today, I went to the House floor – something that I’ve done hundreds of times over the past four years. But today was different.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement following her speech on the House floor calling out the toxic influence of the NRA's money in politics that's contributing to the gun violence that’s costing American lives:
"Time and time again - tragedy after tragedy, Congress holds moments of silence and does nothing to save American lives.
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 Senate TrumpCare bill:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement marking the one year anniversary of the House Gun Violence Prevention Sit-In organized by Reps. John Lewis (GA), Robin Kelly (IL), Katherine Clark (MA), David Cicilline (RI) and John Larson (CT).
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement concerning the Senate’s healthcare bill – commonly known as TrumpCare:
Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, joined by 30 other elected leaders, wrote to Governor Bruce Rauner expressing their “collective support for construction of the South Suburban Airport” in Peotone. The leaders called the project “an incubator of innovation and generator of growth for our nation.”
Chicago, IL - In honor of Fathers’ Day, Congresswoman Robin Kelly convened a Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls Forum to highlight the often-overlooked contributions of African American fathers to the successful development of their daughters. The event was held at the YMCA on Chicago South Side.
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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.
The tears came suddenly Tuesday in the middle of U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly’s speech, catching both her and her audience by surprise.