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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.

May 11, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, the Ranking Member of IT subcommittee, released this statement concerning President Trump’s long-awaited cybersecurity Executive Order:

May 10, 2017 Press Release

Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly released the following statement after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey:

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Mar 30, 2016 In The News
The Trace: A Young Chicago Woman Has Lost 23 Loved Ones to Gun Violence. She Wants You To See Their Faces
Mar 30, 2016 In The News
Chicago Defender: Reps. Kelly, Watson Coleman, Clarke Announce Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Examiner: Rep. Robin Kelly: Flint crisis 'Reeks of environmental discrimination
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Chicago Tribune: Gun victim's mother speaks out against gun violence at Kelly event
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: Durbin, Schakowsky, Bustos, Rush, Kelly in Cuba with Obama
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Examiner: Sen. Dick Durbin, Rep. Robin Kelly join President Obama on historic Cuba visit
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
BBC News: Flint water crisis: Michigan governor grilled by lawmakers
Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Illinois Politico Playbook: Robin Kelly's Cuban Mission

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly joined President Obama in Cuba. From Kelly's office: "Congresswoman Kelly is the sole member of the Illinois Delegation on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Her district includes the largest inland port in America, 1800 farms, and manufacturers like Ford. 'I'm excited to take part in this historic trip to Cuba with the President.

Feb 4, 2016 In The News
Politico: Younger Dems audition for spots on leadership bench
Jan 21, 2016 In The News
With quarry debate done, eyes point to long-term fixes

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