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Lawmakers Slam Bears For Backing NFL's New National Anthem Policy

CHICAGO (CBS) — Four members of Congress from the Chicago area have blasted the Chicago Bears for backing a new league policy requiring players to stand during the national anthem if they are on the field. 714 more words

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AT LEAST 8 DEMOCRATS PLAN TO BOYCOTT TRUMP STATE OF THE UNION SPEECH

At least 8 House Democrat members plan to boycott the State Of The Union speech by the president Tuesday night.

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Durbin, Schakowsky 'Horrified' By Recent Trip To Bangladesh, Burma

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation returned from a trip to Southeast Asia to see “the oppression facing a minority group” firsthand. 247 more words

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The Honduran Candidate by JAN SCHAKOWSKY

President Juan Orlando Hern√°ndez is moving closer to authoritarian rule.. via NYT Opinion http://nyti.ms/2iMlrVv

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Preckwinkle, Other Officials Jump In Chicago River

CHICAGO (CBS) —¬†The Chicago River isn’t quite what it used to be, and elected officials took great effort to prove that Saturday.

Wearing a wet suit, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was all smiles as she emerged after the “Big Jump.” 285 more words

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FROM HOUSEWIFE TO CONGRESSWOMAN

The Fabulous Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky used to be a housewife! Did you know that? So how did her journey into political leadership begin?

I was among 25 Young African Leaders on the Mandela Washington Fellowship at Northwestern University who had the privilege of sitting at the feet of this seasoned woman as she shared stories about her life to inspire us all. 448 more words