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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Sep 11, 2017 Editorial

The recent article titled “Gunrunner bought guns in Arkansas to sell to Chicago gangs” shows, yet again, that guns from outside Illinois are spilling blood in our streets.

This time, the trafficker was Klint Kelley buying guns in Arkansas. In March, it was Willies Biles buying guns in Indiana, and the list goes on and on.

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Sep 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last week, Congresswoman Robin Kelly offered an amendment to the so-called “Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act” to reprogram $3 million for summer food assistance to families receiving SNAP benefits.

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Aug 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the House Emerging Threats Subcommittee, led a letter, signed by 40 of her colleagues, requesting clarification on the focus and operational capacity of the Department of Justice’s Countering Violence Extremism (CVE) program.

Aug 25, 2017 Press Release

Chicago - Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released this statement following President Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for criminal contempt:

Aug 18, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL – This week, Congresswoman Robin Kelly traveled the Second District discussing health care accessibility and affordability with families, providers, advocates and policymakers.

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Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted a Solutions Only Congressional Field Inquiry on health care at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago.

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Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) introduced H.R.3488, Reducing the Demand for Human Trafficking Act of 2017.  This legislation amends the

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – As the Senate waged a hyper-partisan battle where Republicans tried to strip millions of their health insurance, Congresswoman Kelly used the days before the August District Work Period to build bipartisan consensus and advance common sense legislation.

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Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Mike Bost (IL-12) introduced bipartisan legislation that empowers farmers to help combat food deserts.

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Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement following President Trump’s tweets regarding U.S. military policy toward transgender soliders, sailors, airmen, Coast Guardsmen and Marines.

“Any American who stands up and volunteers to serve this great nation deserves our respect.

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In the News

Jul 12, 2016 In The News
Chicago Defender: Commissioner Richard Boykin to Host ‘Endangered Population’ Summit
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Bustle: The One Heartbreaking Question From The Sit-In That Put Gun Violence In A New Light
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Chicago Sun-Times: ‘Pure evil,’ chief says of Hazel Crest shooting of dad, 2 girls
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
ABC Chicago: GUN VIOLENCE RALLY HELD IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
The Guardian: Gun control advocates join 57 members of Congress on national day of protest
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
CBS Chicago: U.S. Lawmakers Lead Gun Control Rally In Federal Plaza
Jul 7, 2016 In The News
Elle: Rep. Kelly Speaks From the House of Representative Sit-In for Gun Control
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

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