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Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "Senate Republicans now have a lame duck problem. The Senate should not take another vote on the #GOPTaxScam until Senator-elect Jones is seated. Senate Republicans must respect Alabama's decision." Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "Senator Franken's behavior was wrong. He has admitted to what he did. He should resign from the Senate." Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 2, 2017 Tweet - "While the country slept, Republicans clapped and cheered their bill to take your hard earned money and give it to their richest donors. Keep watching this until you can never forget." Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "Let's talk about how today Senate Republicans will force a vote on a bill that neither of them has read. #GOPTaxScam" Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "Senate Republicans can't put their own scribbled amendment into the record because nobody can read it. This is what we're voting on. #Page257" Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "Trying to review the #GOPTaxScam but they are making hand-written changes to brand new text as we speak -- can anyone else read this?" Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "I just tried to enter this page into the record so the American people know the kind of stunts @SenateGOP is pulling to pass their tax scam. But they wouldn't take it. Why? Because NOBODY can read it. #Page257" Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "BREAKING: Senate Democrats just tried to get Senate Republicans to adjourn for a few days and take the time to actually read their tax bill. RT if you agree that reading bills before they're voted on is the least we can do." Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "JUST IN: #GOPTaxScam passes. On the floor of the world's greatest deliberative body, @SenateGOP rammed through a bill without even reading it." Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "I challenge any Republican Senator to come to the floor and explain what's in this bill. It looks like the real bill was just delivered to the Senate floor. Republicans will vote yes TONIGHT on a bill they haven't read." Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - All the soft-focus hype videos in the world can't change the fact that this horrific bill is getting worse by the minute and that Republicans are desperate to pass something--anything--before anyone can read it or the CBO/JCT can score it. Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Nov. 28, 2017 Durbin Statement On Luis Gutierrez Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2017 Tweet - Senate Republicans are abandoning their own standards to try to ram through President Trump's extreme judicial nominees. #CourtsMatter Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Nov. 16, 2017 Durbin Statement On Senator Franken Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, D.C.
Nov. 16, 2017 Tweet - There is never an excuse for this behavior--ever. What Senator Franken did was wrong, and it should be referred to the Ethics Committee for review. Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Nov. 15, 2017 Tweet - Congratulations to Mark Esper -- just confirmed as the new United States Secretary of the Army. I look forward to working with him. Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Nov. 9, 2017 Durbin Statement On Confirmation Of John Lausch For U.S. Attorney For The Northern District Of Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2017 Congressman Darin LaHood Introduces Legislation Honoring Fallen Army Ranger and Bloomington Native Sergeant Joshua Rodgers Rep. Darin LaHood Washington, DC
Sept. 19, 2017 Durbin Creates Ed Greelegs Scholarship Program For Illinois Students Interning In DC Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Sept. 19, 2017 Executive Session Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2017 Duckworth Statement on Bipartisan Effort to Ensure Public Debate on a New Authorization for the Use of Military Force Sen. Tammy Duckworth Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2017 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Sept. 5, 2017 Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
Aug. 11, 2017 Bost Bill to Overhaul VA Appeals Process Passes House, Heads to President's Desk Rep. Michael Bost Washington, DC
Aug. 11, 2017 Shimkus Highlights 2017 Congressional Accomplishments Rep. John Shimkus Maryville, IL
Aug. 1, 2017 Durbin Statement On Confirmation Of FBI Director Christopher Wray Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
July 27, 2017 Joint Hearing of the Healthcare, Benefits and Administrative Rules and Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittees of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Opening Statement of Rep. Krishnamoorthi - Hearing on Challenges to Freedom of Speech on College Campuses Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Washington, DC
July 26, 2017 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lipinski, Hearing on STEM and Computer Science Education: Preparing the 21st Century Workforce Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
July 25, 2017 Congressman Krishnamoorthi Praises Passage Of Bill To Prevent President Trump From Rolling Back Sanctions On Russia Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Washington, DC
July 20, 2017 Durbin Announces Support For FBI Director Nominee Christopher Wray Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
July 19, 2017 Congresswoman Kelly Leads Illinois Delegation in House Democrats' All-Star Competition Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
July 13, 2017 Hearing of the Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Mike Quigley, Hearing on Funding for the Legal Services Corporation Appropriations Bill Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
July 12, 2017 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lipinski, Hearing on U.S. Fire Administration and Fire Grant Programs Reauthorization: Examining Effectiveness and Priorities Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
June 30, 2017 LaHood Introduces Legislation to Rename Chillicothe Post Office in Honor of Fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens Rep. Darin LaHood Washington, DC
June 30, 2017 LaHood Introduces Legislation to Rename Chillicothe Post Office in Honor of Fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens Rep. Darin LaHood Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Michael E Horowitz, Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice - Investigate Whether Attorney General Violated Recusal in Comey Firing Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Michael E Horowitz, Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice - Investigate Whether Attorney General Violated Recusal in Comey Firing Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 Letter to Rear Admiral David Boone (Ret.), President of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company Federal Services LLC - Opportunity to Correct or Withdraw Sworn Testimony Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Michael E Horowitz, Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice - Investigate Whether Attorney General Violated Recusal in Comey Firing Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Michael E Horowitz, Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice - Investigate Whether Attorney General Violated Recusal in Comey Firing Rep. Brad Schneider Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 Letter to Rear Admiral David Boone (Ret.), President of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company Federal Services LLC - Opportunity to Correct or Withdraw Sworn Testimony Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 Hearing of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Mike Quigley, Markup on Appropriations Bill Rep. Mike Quigley
June 28, 2017 Hearing of the Energy and Research and Technology Subcommittees of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lipinski, Hearing on Material Science: Building the Future Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
June 28, 2017 Durbin Urges No Vote On DOT General Counsel Nominee Steven Bradbury Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
June 28, 2017 Quigley Applauds Inclusion of CRS Language in Legislative Branch Appropriations Report Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 House Approves Perkins Reauthorization to Strengthen Career and Technical Education Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Washington, DC
June 21, 2017 Hearing of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee of the House Financial Service Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Mike Quigley, Hearing on the Questioning of Mick Mulvaney Regarding Trump's Budget Proposal Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
June 15, 2017 Hearing of the Oversight and Research and Technology Subcommittees of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lipinski, Hearing on Bolstering the Government's Cybersecurity: Lessons Learned from WannaCry Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
June 15, 2017 HHS Secretary Price To Durbin: I Have Not Seen Senate Republicans' Plan To Repeal Health Care Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
June 15, 2017 Hearing of the Oversight and Research and Technology Subcommittees of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. LaHood, Hearing on Bolstering the Government's Cybersecurity: Lessons Learned from WannaCry Rep. Darin LaHood Washington, DC
June 13, 2017 Durbin Statement On Sessions Testimony In Intel Committee Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
June 13, 2017 Joint Hearing of the IT and Government Operations Subcommittees of the House Operations and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Kelly, Hearing on The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) Scorecard 4.0 Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Townhall - Instilling Transparency, Accountability, & Integrity in the U.S. House of Representatives Rep. Rodney Davis Washington, DC
June 9, 2017 Quigley Statement on Comey Testimony Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
June 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Committee Should Invite Trump to Testify Under Oath Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Washington, DC
June 8, 2017 Bustos Fights to Protect Small Airports, Rural Infrastructure at FAA Reauthorization Hearing Rep. Cheri Bustos Washington, DC
June 8, 2017 Bustos Statement on the Passage of the "Wrong CHOICE Act" Rep. Cheri Bustos Washington, DC
June 8, 2017 Foster Statement on Comey Testimony Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
June 8, 2017 Statement On Senate Testimony Of Former FBI Director Comey Rep. Brad Schneider Unknown
June 8, 2017 Schakowsky statement on Comey testimony Rep. Janice Schakowsky
June 7, 2017 Durbin Pushes HUD Secretary Carson For His Support For The Families Impacted By Cairo Housing Crisis Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
June 5, 2017 Letter to Timothy O. Horne, Acting Administrator of the General Services Administration - Request for Documents and Challenge of the New Trump Administration Policy on Refusing Democratic Inquiries Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
June 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Greg Walden, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Request for Hearing on Trump Budget Rep. Janice Schakowsky Unknown
June 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Greg Walden, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Request for Hearing on Trump Budget Rep. Bobby Rush Unknown
May 24, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Immediately Clarify Why Admin is Obstructing Congress' Constitutional Legislative and Oversight Duties Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
May 24, 2017 Representatives Schneider and Tenney Introduce Resolution Condemning Sexual Abuse and Exploitation by UN Peacekeepers Rep. Brad Schneider Unknown
May 23, 2017 House Passes Legislation to Modernize VA Appeals Process Rep. Michael Bost Washington, DC
May 18, 2017 Raja Calls For General Michael Flynn And White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn II To Testify Before The House Oversight Committee Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Washington, DC
May 15, 2017 Raja Responds To Report Of President Trump's Providing Classified Material To Russian Government Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Schaumburg, IL
May 10, 2017 Raja Calls For Immediate Safeguarding Of Flynn Evidence Against Loss, Tampering Or Destruction By The White House Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Schaumburg, IL
May 9, 2017 Casey, Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prohibit School 'Lunch Shaming' Rep. Danny Davis Washington, DC
May 4, 2017 Foster Statement on Passage of American Health Care Act Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
May 3, 2017 Shimkus Votes to Turn the Page on Obama-era Spending Rep. John Shimkus Washington, DC
May 3, 2017 Blunt, Durbin Launch Senate Friends of Australia Caucus Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
May 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Asking to Expedite the DOJ's Review of Civil Asset Forfeiture Cases Rep. Peter Roskam Washington, DC
April 28, 2017 Foster Announces Bipartisan Resolution on International Atomic Energy Agency Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
April 27, 2017 Letter to Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Get the White House Documents on Michael Flynn That You Requested Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
April 27, 2017 Davis Seeks Input from Constituents on Experience with Airlines Rep. Rodney Davis Washington, DC
April 27, 2017 Letter to Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Get the White House Documents on Michael Flynn That You Requested Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Washington, DC
April 26, 2017 Letter to Rep. Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee - Request for Additional Hearing on Wrong Choice Act Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
April 20, 2017 Crain's Chicago Business - In Partisan Washington, Something We Agree On: Saving The Post Office Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Chicago, IL
April 10, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and the Honorable Charles E. Schumer, Senate Democratic Leader - Preserve the Legislative Filibuster Sen. Tammy Duckworth Unknown
April 7, 2017 Shimkus Statement on Judge Gorsuch Rep. John Shimkus Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Durbin Statement On Failure Of Trump Supreme Court Pick To Earn 60 Votes Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Schakowsky statement on Devin Nunes' recusal from Russia probe Rep. Janice Schakowsky Unknown
April 6, 2017 Durbin: Trump Nominee Will Enter Supreme Court With An Asterisk Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Duckworth Statement on Senate Republicans' Elimination of 60-Vote Standard for Supreme Court Nominees Sen. Tammy Duckworth Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Bost Applauds House Passage of Veterans Bill Rep. Michael Bost Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Chairman Bost Convenes Hearing on Veteran Benefits Legislation Rep. Michael Bost Washington, DC
April 3, 2017 Raja Denounces Sudden Trump Executive Order Rolling Back American Commitment To Growing Green Technology Sector Rep. S. Krishnamoorthi Washington, DC
March 31, 2017 Congressional Climate Change Leaders Call For U.S. Support of Critical Green Climate Fund Rep. Bobby Rush Washington, DC
March 30, 2017 Duckworth to Oppose & Filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court Nomination Sen. Tammy Duckworth Washington, DC
March 29, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Abandon ACA Repeal Efforts Sen. Tammy Duckworth Washington, DC
March 29, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Abandon ACA Repeal Efforts Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 29, 2017 As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Franken and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 28, 2017 Bustos Introduces Ron Moore, President of American Soybean Association, at Agriculture Hearing Rep. Cheri Bustos Washington, DC
March 24, 2017 Quigley Statement on Cancellation of Second Intelligence Committee Open Hearing Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
March 24, 2017 Davis Statement on the American Health Care Act Rep. Rodney Davis Washington, DC
March 24, 2017 Kinzinger on the Cancelled Healthcare Vote Rep. Adam Kinzinger Washington, DC
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