Posts Tagged “Congress”

Congresswoman Kelly applauds Senate intro of Health Equity and Accountability Act

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Congresswoman Kelly applauds Senate intro of Health Equity and Accountability Act

Congresswoman Kelly applauds Senate intro of Health Equity and Accountability Act Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement following the introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act in the U.S. Senate: “Today, we took another important step toward expanding access to healthcare with the Senate introduction of…

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Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

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Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections Veteran journalists Del Marie Cobb and Ray Hanania join guest host Bruce DuMont on this week’s episode of “Chicago Newsroom” hosted by Ken Davis. Cobb, Hanania and DuMont analyze results of the Nov. 6, 2018 General Elections on President Trump, the Democrats and Republicans. The panel also look at…

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Congressman Bost launches woman’s coalition at rally

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Congressman Bost launches woman’s coalition at rally

12th District Congressman Mike Bost To Launch Women’s Coalition Murphysboro, IL – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost will join supporters in Belleville today for a campaign rally marking the launch of his campaign’s women for Bost coalition. Credentialed media is invited to attend. “As we prepare to launch our women’s coalition, I look forward to standing with…

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Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention

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Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention

Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention Six term Congressman Dan Lipinski is no stranger to controversy. Appointed to succeed his father Bill, Dan Lipinski has faced criticism from Day One. He’s no media darling and his conservative Democratic beliefs often pit him against more liberal and “progressive” colleagues. This year’s election challenge from Marie Newman…

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War heats up between Lipinski and challenger Newman

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War heats up between Lipinski and challenger Newman

War heats up between Lipinski and challenger Newman Congressman Dan Lipinski is facing a stiff challenge from popular newcomer Marie Newman in the March 20, 2018 Democratic primary for the 3rd Congressional District. Both candidates released lists of endorsements on Wednesday with Lipinski receiving support from 30 mayors in the district and Newman receiving the…

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Cheney launches campaign to unseat Roskam

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Cheney launches campaign to unseat Roskam

Cheney launches campaign to unseat Roskam Carole Cheney, a close aide to Congressman Bill Foster has thrown her hat into the ring to challenge one of Foster’s Republican Party colleagues, Peter Roskam. Roskam is one of the most rightwing members of the Congress who has thrived on voter apathy. Roskam is also considered one of…

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Media plays fast and loose with healthcare facts

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Media plays fast and loose with healthcare facts

Media plays fast and loose with healthcare facts It’s hard enough to understand America’s healthcare system without the mainstream news media abandoning a helpful role and instead using the issue to advance its own partisan political agendas. Healthcare is so important and yet the news media and both political parties are twisting facts to spin…

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