Illinois Congresswoman Co-Chairs Caucus With Report On Black Women And Girls In The United StatesThe plight of public education is one of the topics addressed in the report.
Lawmakers Slam Bears For Backing NFL's New National Anthem PolicyFour members of Congress from the Chicago area suggested the NFL is violating the players' right to speak out on issues of racial injustice and police brutality.
What To Watch For In Trump's First State Of The Union AddressPresident Donald Trump is set to deliver one of the most anticipated State of the Union speeches in years Tuesday evening.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly Hosts "Solutions Only" Forum To Move Healthcare Reform ForwardCongresswoman Robin Kelly said a downtown Chicago forum produced a number of bi-partisan ideas for moving the debate over healthcare reform forward.
Congresswoman Kelly: 'Trump Has Emboldened Racists'Congresswoman Robin Kelly says President Trump needs to look in a mirror when searching for reasons behind the Virginia violence.
Rauner and Other Illinois Elected Officials React To Virginia ShootingIllinois elected officials took to social media to praise first responders and express condolences to Congressman Steve Scalise, who was shot in Virginia.
U.S. Lawmakers Lead Gun Control Rally In Federal PlazaMembers of Congress from Illinois and elsewhere led a rally in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, demanding a vote on tougher gun regulations, such as prohibiting those on the nation’s “no-fly” list from buying firearms.
Lawmakers To Discuss Cybersecurity Threats At Chicago HearingIn a series of hearings, members of Congress want to hear how government and the private sector can work together to ward off cyber threats.
Rep. Robin Kelly Brings Parents Of Gun Violence Victims To WashingtonCongresswoman Robin Kelly has brought parents of children lost to gun violence to Washington to lobby for what she calls more common sense gun laws, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Rep. Robin Kelly Calls For Stricter Gun Control In Wake Of Violent Weekend After a violent and deadly holiday weekend, a Chicago Congresswoman is calling for gun control legislation, reports WBBM's Brandis Friedman.
Pelosi Calls For Day Care Assistance For Working Moms During Chicago VisitSpeaking here in Chicago, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was urging women to fight hard for more day care assistance for working mothers, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Robin Kelly Sworn In As Jackson Jr.'s Successor In CongressKelly, in remarks made after House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, administered the oath of office, stressed her commitment to combating gun violence, passing immigration reform, creating jobs and improving the health care system.
Robin Kelly Wins 2nd District RaceDemocrat Robin Kelly won the 2nd Congressional District race, picking up 71 percent of the vote to Republican Paul McKinley’s 22 percent.
Kelly: Money Didn't Make The Difference In ElectionSome say money bought her the race. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley crunched the numbers on how much each vote cost the candidate.
Kelly Wins Dem. Primary For Ex-Rep. Jackson Jr.'s SeatFormer Illinois legislator Robin Kelly captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., after a truncated campaign season where she got a boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's super PAC.