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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

November 12, 2018 Press Release
Krishnamoorthi law reauthorizing Perkins funding supports CTE courses in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Mayor Rahm Emanuel,  and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado today at Wright College announced that funding from the passage of Rep.

November 8, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been fired, and that former Chief of Staff to Sessions, Matthew Whitaker, will now serve as the acting Attorney General:

October 27, 2018 Press Release
"It is past time for all of us to admit that this administration has been too accommodating of White Supremacy."

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the Oversight Committee issued the following statement in response to the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood and the hate-motivated attacks which preceded it over the last two years:

October 27, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood:

October 25, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today called upon Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Trump to complete an impartial investigation into the attempted act of domestic terrorism that specifically targeted prominent members of the Democratic party and members of the media who have been targeted by President Trump at his rallies and on Twitter. Both President Trump and Att

October 24, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in the wake of news that explosive devices were sent to a number of locations including homes of former Presidents Obama and Clinton, George Soros, and the New York City Bureau of CNN:

October 24, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today requested that the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights division inform Congress on the steps it is taking to ensure that all lawful voters are able to cast their ballots in the 2018 elections and all others in which they are eligible to participate.

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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