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Statement on Vote for Impeachment Resolution

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, issued a statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H. Res. 660: “Today House Democrats upheld their oath to protect and defend the Constitution and passed a resolution outlining the procedures for the impeachment investigation moving forward. This vote, this resolution, and this day will […]

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Schakowsky statement on the ousting of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Today Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky released the following statement after President Trump ousted his Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replaced him with Matthew Whitaker a day after the midterm election: “Jeff Sessions was a disastrous choice to lead our Department of Justice. From the day his nomination was announced, I opposed it. His views on voting […]

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Schakowsky: “The GOP has found a new low” on Health care

“Just when we thought the Republican proposal to rip apart the American health care system had scraped the bottom of the barrel, the GOP has found a new low. The latest Republican idea to breathe life back into their failed Obamacare repeal bill is to allow states to discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions. “None […]

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Schakowsky Statement on the hold placed on President Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0

“It has been said that the definition of insanity is trying the same thing again and again expecting a different result” said Rep. Schakowsky. “President Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0 is just as immoral, unconstitutional and dangerous to our national security as his first. So, naturally, it has been put on hold by a federal court, […]

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Rep. Schakowsky Blasts Trump Administration’s Attacks on the Media

“It’s no secret that President Trump and his Administration hate the fact-based media. They have bizarrely labeled the press as ‘the opposition party’ and openly criticized reporters for fairly reporting on the Administration’s many blunders, missteps, and abuses of power in its first few weeks.  “Yesterday, the White House escalated its attacks on our free […]

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Legislation to Increase Competition and Lower Costs in Medicare Part D

 During a week that marks both the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 50th anniversary of Medicare, U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) have introduced legislation that would increase competition and help lower drug costs for seniors and persons with disabilities who are enrolled in the […]