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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


The Honduran Candidate by JAN SCHAKOWSKY

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


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



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

Democrats seek distance from impeachment call

The Associated Press https://goo.gl/6EwyHC “Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky says more time is needed so that people can come to their own conclusions that there have been impeachable offenses.

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Schakowsky Proposes Law After United Airlines Incident

CHICAGO (CBS) — From Capitol Hill to City Hall, lawmakers are trying to get answers on just how the United overbooking debacle could have happened. 306 more words


Critics Slam New Trump Travel Ban As 'Wolf In Sheep's Clothing'

CHICAGO (CBS) — President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban drew a swift rebuke from opponents of the original ban, who said the new executive order is “nothing more than a wolf in sheep’s clothing,” which still unfairly targets Muslim immigrants. 552 more words