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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

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December 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to Doug Jones’ election to the US Senate:

December 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to reports that an email offered the President, his son, and other Trump Organization officials “a decryption key and website address for hacked WikiLeaks documents” in September 2016:

December 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to Oversight Committee Chairman Gowdy’s refusal to meet with a whistleblower who came forward with information on former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s purported use of his former position to help launch Russian nuclear deal in the Middle East:

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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.