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Congresswoman Robin Kelly Issues Statement on Rising Maternal Mortality Rate

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Congresswoman Robin Kelly Issues Statement on Rising Maternal Mortality Rate

Congresswoman Robin Kelly Issues Statement on Rising Maternal Mortality Rate Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, issued the following statement Tuesday (April 6, 2021) regarding newly released data showing that the U.S. maternal mortality rate increased in 2019. …

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Newman convenes transit leaders as part of Biden’s American Jobs Plan

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Newman convenes transit leaders as part of Biden’s American Jobs Plan

Newman convenes transit leaders as part of Biden’s American Jobs Plan Convening of Chicagoland transportation leaders comes as Congress moves forward with passing President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, a historic investment that will create millions of good jobs and rebuild our country’s infrastructure U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL) on Tuesday convened Chicagoland area transit leaders…

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Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist

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Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist

Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist Former Congressman William O. Lipinski has joined Suburban Chicagoland as a columnist writing Op-Ed commentary on national and regional politics writing the “Right from the Middle” Opinion Commentary column twice each month Lipinski served as the Democratic Committeeman from the Chicago 23rd Ward beginning in 1975 and…

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Right from the Middle: America taken over by three oligarchs acting as dictators

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Right from the Middle: America taken over by three oligarchs acting as dictators

Right from the Middle: America taken over by three oligarchs acting as dictators Three oligarchs rule this country, each acting as dictator for their wing of government- the President, the Majority Leader of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House. These three individuals make decisions for our country, not the American people and a…

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Congresswoman Newman announces $70 million in grants to seven Health Centers

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Congresswoman Newman announces $70 million in grants to seven Health Centers

Congresswoman Newman announces $70 million in grants to seven Health Centers Grants awarded as a part of an expansion of COVID-19 vaccines for hardest-hit and highest-risk communities. Beginning April 1, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to invest over $6 billion nationally in Community Health Centers to expand access to vaccines in underserved communities…

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Foster Votes to Pass Two Historic Immigration Bills

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Foster Votes to Pass Two Historic Immigration Bills

Foster Votes to Pass Two Historic Immigration Bills Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) voted on Thursday to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, two landmark pieces of legislation to modernize and reform our immigration system and secure permanent protections and a pathway to citizenship for…

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GOP House Members urged to fight Pelosi attack on newly elected Member

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GOP House Members urged to fight Pelosi attack on newly elected Member

GOP House Members urged to fight Pelosi attack on newly elected Member Republicans should refuse to participate in Democrat hit job House Democrats are demanding Republicans strip freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of her two committee assignments unless she denounces QAnon and apologizes publicly for backing conspiracy theories and supporting calls for violence against Democrats….

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Who is Adam Kinzinger trying to kid?

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Who is Adam Kinzinger trying to kid?

Who is Adam Kinzinger trying to kid? After years of supporting former President Donald Trump trying to advance his own career, Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois’ 16th District is pandering to the anti-Trump tar and feathering by the news media and the Left. Not because he thinks what Trump did was wrong, but because he…

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Newman leads colleagues in urging Biden to restore National Vaccine program office

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Newman leads colleagues in urging Biden to restore National Vaccine program office

Newman leads colleagues in urging Biden to restore National Vaccine program office U.S. REP. NEWMAN (IL-03) LEADS 29 COLLEAGUES IN A LETTER URGING THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO RESTORE THE FULL FUNCTIONALITY OF THE NATIONAL VACCINE PROGRAM OFFICE (NVPO) U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) on Monday Feb. 1, 2021 joined by 29 of her colleagues, sent a…

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Congresswoman Marie Newman appointed to Highways and Transit, and Railroads subcommittees

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Congresswoman Marie Newman appointed to Highways and Transit, and Railroads subcommittees

Congresswoman Marie Newman appointed to Highways & Transit, and Railroads subcommittees US Rep. Newman (Il-3) named to serve on “Highways & Transit” and “Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials” subcommittees as part of T&I Committee. New T&I subcommittee assignments will build on efforts to create more efficient roads and railways but also much-needed economic development in Illinois’…

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President Joseph Biden’s Inaugural Speech Jan. 20, 2021

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President Joseph Biden’s Inaugural Speech Jan. 20, 2021

President Joseph Biden’s Inaugural Speech Jan. 20, 2021 The complete text of President Joseph R. Biden’s inaugural speech to the nation following his searing in as the 46th President on Jan. 20, 2021 Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This…

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Divided America is a long way from healing and unity

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Divided America is a long way from healing and unity

Divided America is a long way from healing and unity Despite the sincere words of President Joe Biden, it is doubtful he will be able to unite America and bring the two asides, pro-Trump and pro-Biden, together. The division isn’t caused by the Biden-Trump battle but rather by the racism and bigotry of an elitist…

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