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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

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October 19, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) joined Congressmen Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Jim Cooper (TN-05), Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and Matt Cartwright (PA-17) in sending a letter to the Acting Director of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) demanding answers about the agency’s failure to disclose its concerns about efforts that would make it easier for drug distributors

October 13, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will decertify the United States’ nuclear agreement with Iran:

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to President Trump’s announcement last night that he would end cost-sharing reduction payments, a key Affordable Care Act subsidy, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today sent the President a copy of the August 2017 Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Report “The

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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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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.