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WASHINGTON — With a historic vote to impeach President Donald Trump looming, two Illinois Democrats whose congressional seats are most at risk next year — Reps. Dan Lipinski and freshman Lauren Underwood — remained uncommitted Thursday, waiting until the articles of impeachment are finalized.
Just before Thanksgiving, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) entered the name of longtime friend-of-the-Bulletin, Dr. Dieter M. Gruen, into the Congressional Record by nominating him for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The nomination took place on November 21st, Dr. Gruen’s 97th birthday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Cheri Bustos, Sean Casten, Danny K. Davis, Bill Foster, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Dan Lipinski, Jesus "Chuy" García, Robin Kelly, Mike Quigley, Bobby Rush, Jan Schakowsky, Brad Schneider and Lauren Underwood of the U.S.
Freshman Democratic Rep. Sean Casten of Downers Grove, who flipped a longtime Republican-leaning suburban district in 2018, said Thursday he will vote in favor of articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) is looking to combat gun violence by using credit card information.
With a big push from two suburban Democrats, the House Ways & Means Committee late Wednesday voted to dump the tax clause that many Illinoisans have come to detest: the $10,000 a year cap on deducting state and local taxes on your federal income tax return.
Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.-10th) is looking to combat gun violence by using credit card information.
Wexton released details of a new proposal, the Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act, in November.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday and then handed him a major legislative win — a pending deal on a new U.S.–Canada-Mexico trade pact.
GLEN ELLYN - U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, will host his 21st town hall meeting to discuss how to reform the U.S. immigration system and address the actions taken by the Trump administration.
The town hall will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 393 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.
WASHINGTON—The cap on state and local tax deductions would be repealed for two years under a new Democratic proposal that almost certainly won’t become law while Republicans control the Senate and White House.