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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

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October 23, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s ongoing failure to hold the government of Saudi Arabia accountable for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi:

October 17, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today urged Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy to convene hearings on the death of Jamal Khashoggi and threats posed to journalists across the world.

October 17, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to cover stories reportedly being pushed with regard to the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi:

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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 small businesses and invest in our transportation infrastructure.
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Protecting Our Environment & Growing The Green Economy

We have a solemn obligation to protect our environment and to take a sustainable approach to managing our natural resources. As the former president of a solar technology company, I know firsthand that the preservation of our air, water, and wildlife for future generations is not only a moral imperative, but also an economic necessity.

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Strengthening Education At Every Level

Education is the key to building a middle-class life and a strong American economy. While we must invest in K-12 education and provide our children with the best possible start, it’s also essential that we expand access to affordable, quality education for those going on to four-year colleges and those pursuing career, technical, and vocational education programs or apprenticeships.

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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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Defending 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.