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Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 6:16 AM
By associated press

Gutiérrez, Schakowsky Arrested at Immigration Rally

Lawmakers taken into custody while protesting lack of action on immigration reform. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 1:32 PM
Rep. Schakowsky Unsure On Syria Vote

Rep. Schakowsky Unsure On Syria Vote

Rep. Jan Schakowsky needs more answers before she can commit to a strike on Syria. Watch »

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 6:22 PM
By Marcus Riley

Durbin, Kirk Support Syrian Action, Schakowsky Unsure

Schakowsky wants more information about the scope and the duration of an attack. Read »

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