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120 Rabbis in Congressional Record: Toward Peace or War With Iran?

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 03.15.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

The Rabbinic Statement on Moving Step by Step toward Shalom with Iran (initiated by The Shalom Center) has been placed in the Congressional Record by ...

Cole Stangler

Congresswoman Joins Factory Workers To Demand Bain Capital Stop Outsourcing To China | Cole Stangler | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Employees at an Illinois Sensata Technologies plant delivered a petition to Bain Capital Tuesday night, demanding that the private equity firm step in...

Rep. Jan Schakowsky To Host Twitter Forum Thursday

Glenview, IL Patch | Posted 10.12.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky is planning to host her first Twitter town hall tomorrow (Thursday, Oct. 13) from her Twitter account @janschakowsky. She's i...

Mr. President: This is What We Need

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

We need jobs. The monthly snapshot of the unemployed, (in August still 9.1 percent), tells only part of the story. Looking over a whole year, close ...

Why I Voted Against the Bowles-Simpson Deficit Reduction Plan

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

We are on an "unsustainable fiscal path," to quote the report. But there is another grave threat to both our economy and our democracy: the alarming redistribution of wealth.

Silence of the Lambs

Diana Meehan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diana Meehan

I'm an ethical being and I'm tired of living in a wealthy society that does not care for the most vulnerable in our midst -- the elderly, the children, the poor and, yes, the women.

Ted Kennedy Booed At Schakowsky Town Hall

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We attended Rep. Jan Schakowsky's health care town hall meeting in Niles last night where over 2,000 people showed up, packing a high school auditoriu...

Ryan Grim

Schakowsky: CIA Investigation Will Go Deeper Than Cheney's Program | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), chair of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, told the Huffington Post that the 9/11 secret counterte...

Ryan Grim

Dem Rep: CIA Officials Could Be Charged For Lying To Congress | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), chair of a key intelligence subcommittee, called for an investigation Friday to determine if the CIA lied to the Congres...

Sam Stein

Schakowsky: Blagojevich Should Step Down Now | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the full extent of Rod Blagojevich's alleged scheme to auction off the vacant Illinois Senate seat became known, some of the Governor's Illinois co...