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  1. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: Former Equifax CEO grilled by congressional membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... 146 million Americans are at risk. "Equifax deserves to be shamed in this hearing," said Representative Janice Schakowsky, a Democrat from Illinois. It was indeed a public shaming. But she went on to detail a piece of legislation she's sponsoring ...

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  2. Damage found in almost all donated brains of former NFL playersRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | Washington Times

    This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to a report ... more > Almost 90 percent of brains examined from deceased professional football players showed signs of disease, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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  3. Big Banks Climbing Back to Record ProfitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... include: Guests include: Republican Congresswoman Diane Black of Tennessee, Democratic Congresswoman Janice Schakowsky of Illinois, Roberto Gualtieri, chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, and former acting ...

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  4. Markets: The Trump Economy 7/20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Guests include: Guests include: Republican Congresswoman Diane Black of Tennessee, Democratic Congresswoman Janice Schakowsky of Illinois, Roberto Gualtieri, chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, and former acting CBO Director Donald Marron. Guests include: Joshua Green, author of "Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency," and former U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman.

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  5. Hot Car Act Of 2017 To Prevent Child Heatstroke DeathsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    U.S. Representatives Tim Ryan , Peter King and Jan Schakowsky today introduced the Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seats Act , a critical piece of legislation to prevent children from being needlessly killed and injured by heatstroke when unknowingly left alone in vehicles. The bill would require the U.S. Department of Transportation to issue a final rule requiring cars to be equipped with a system to alert the driver if a passenger remains in the back seat when a car is turned off.

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  6. Durbin, Duckworth, Schakowsky & Illinois Democrats urge Rauner to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    WASHINGTON U.S. Senators Dick Durbin , Tammy Duckworth , and U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky , along with every Democratic member of the Illinois Congressional delegation, once again called on Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to explain how Republicans' plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act will affect Illinois families, schools and students, health care providers, and the state's economy. The members expressed concern that the Republican health care repeal bill - which passed the House without any hearings or analysis from the Congressional Budget Office - would rip health insurance away from more than one million people in the state of Illinois.

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  7. Fund Alzheimer's researchRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Last month, the Alzheimer's Association hosted its annual D.C. Advocacy Forum and a record-breaking 62 advocates from Illinois joined more than 1,200 advocates from across the U.S. to let their voices be heard on Capitol Hill. Advocates shared their personal experiences with the disease and spoke up for increased research funding and improved access to care and support.

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  8. Legislation Introduced in Response to United IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | MSN Living

    Two new bills intended to expand airline passenger rights are making their way through the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. Both the TICKET Act and the BOARD Fairly Act were created in direct response to an event that unfolded earlier this month in Chicago when United Airlines had a seated passenger physically removed from an aircraft in order to accommodate crew members who needed to board the flight.

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  9. LETTER: Support cheaper prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... Sen. Amy Klobuchar. A companion bill, HR1776, has been introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-IL) and is coauthored by seven Democrats including Rep. Collin Peterson from Minnesota. Bill S771 and HR 1776 is designed ...

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  10. Rep. Schakowsky Wants To Ban Involuntary 'Bumping' From FlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Chicagoist

    U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky joins demonstrators speaking out against police brutality outside the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on April 11 in Chicago As a myriad of official bodies conduct hearings and reviews over the alarming, violent dragging of United passenger David Dao from his flight at O'Hare International Airport, one lawmaker is putting forth legislation that would abolish the controversial airline practice of "bumping" customers from overbooked flights or fully booked flights that require space for crew. The first-of-its-kind legislation from U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky would abolish what has become deeply thorny territory for airlines.

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  11. Chicago Rep. Schakowsky warns United: 'This is far from the end of the story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    A House Democrat who represents Chicago issued a scathing statement Monday condemning United Airlines for its passenger dragging incident and warned "this is far from the end of the story." Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., blamed the airline for the incident Sunday that ended with a passenger on an overbooked flight forcibly dragged off the plane after refusing to give up his seat.

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  12. Media Advisory: Anesthesia Providers Rally on Capitol Hill to Promote ...Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | Newswise

    Who : Speakers: Cathy Hurwit , Chief of Staff for Representative Jan Schakowsky ; American Association of Nurse Anesthetists President Cheryl Nimmo , DNP, MSHSA, CRNA; and AANA Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs, Ralph Kohl. Rep. Schakowsky is a long time supporter of full practice authority for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and other advanced practice registered nurses.

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  13. Media Advisory: Anesthesia Providers Rally on Capitol Hill to Promote ...Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | AANA Journal

    Who : Speakers: Cathy Hurwit , Chief of Staff for Representative Jan Schakowsky ;American Association of Nurse Anesthetists President Cheryl Nimmo , DNP, MSHSA, CRNA; and AANA Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs, Ralph Kohl. Rep. Schakowsky is a long time supporter of full practice authority for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and other advanced practice registered nurses.

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  14. Congressional Black Caucus plays nice with TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | CBS News

    Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis. gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2012, to push for the unrestricted reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

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  15. Trump inauguration boycott grows to third of Democratic caucusRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Washington Times

    At this rate, there could be more Hollywood celebrities than House Democrats attending Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump . Roughly 60 House Democrats, or nearly one-third of the 194-member caucus, plan to be elsewhere when Mr. Trump takes the oath of office, citing objections from Russian hacking to his feud with Rep. John Lewis of Georgia.

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  16. Trump inauguration boycott grows to third of Democratic caucusRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Washington Times

    At this rate, there could be more Hollywood celebrities than House Democrats attending Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Roughly 60 House Democrats, or nearly one-third of the 194-member caucus, plan to be elsewhere when Mr. Trump takes the oath of office, citing objections from Russian hacking to his feud with Rep. John Lewis of Georgia.

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  17. US House Leaders introduce anti-slaughter legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | HarnessLink.com

    Federal lawmakers have introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the U.S., end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad, and protect the public from consuming toxic horse meat. The Safeguard American Food Exports Act, H.R. 113, was introduced by Reps.

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