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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

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August 17, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi and Danny Davis today sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security questioning its June 2017 decision to rescind funding for an initiative to counter right-wing extremism, including neo-Nazis, Klansmen, and other white supremacist groups responsible for the events in Charleston.

August 15, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to President Trump’s comments this afternoon on the events in Charlottesville:

August 14, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia and the national increase in hate crimes over the last year:

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Growing Our Economy & Creating Jobs

Two of my top priorities as a Member of Congress are to grow our economy and to create jobs. To achieve these goals, we need to prioritize supporting our smalls businesses and invest in our transportation infrastructure.
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Standing Up For Working Families

Our ability to compete in a global economy depends on a robust middle class. That is why I am committed to supporting policies that will enable the middle class to expand and grow in a 21st-century economy.
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Supporting Women

America succeeds when women succeed, and we must guarantee that all women are treated fairly in our country.
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Keeping Our Promises to Seniors

Retirement security is a pillar of the American dream. Our seniors have worked hard and deserve to live their golden years in dignity. Now is not the time to turn our backs on them by cutting Social Security and Medicare.

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Honoring Our Commitment To Our Veterans

Supporting our veterans, and ensuring they receive the benefits they've earned, will always be one of my top priorities. Our nation prides itself on our sacred obligation to prepare and equip those we send into harm's way, and to care for them when they come home. It is our job in Congress to fulfill this obligation.

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Protecting The Homeland

The defense and the security of our nation are extremely important to my work in Congress and our country as a whole. America's security impacts every single American and cannot become a partisan issue.