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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Boyd: As midterms approach, recognize Republican degradation of democracy

Boyd: As midterms approach, recognize Republican degradation of democracy

May 6, 2018

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign advances, it has become increasingly clear that the Republican Party is, by and large, anti-democratic. Though news organizations...

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) speaks at an Open Communities event in February. Schakowsky joined other Illinois politicians in criticizing President Donald Trump’s rollback of birth control coverage.

Illinois Democrats denounce Trump’s rollback of birth control coverage

October 9, 2017

Illinois Democrats rebuked President Donald Trump’s decision to roll back a birth control mandate issued by the Obama administration, calling the move an “attack” on women’s health. Trump’s...

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) speaks at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in 2015. Durbin, along with Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) wrote a letter urging Republican leaders to provide greater disaster relief to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Durbin, Duckworth call on GOP leaders to provide greater hurricane disaster relief

September 26, 2017

Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) published a letter Tuesday calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to provide greater disaster...

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) speaks on Feb. 12 at an Open Communities event. Schakowsky decried House Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision to continue his attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

City, state officials decry House Republicans’ attempted repeal, replacement of Affordable Care Act

March 31, 2017

Local officials and healthcare professionals decried the decision by House Republicans on Tuesday to continue their efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, despite failing to advance...

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) (above) and Republican challenger Joan McCarthy Lasonde are running for the 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Lasonde, a Republican, called on Schakowsky to resign at an October protest, and Schakowsky has dismissed the demand.

Know your ballot: Schakowsky, Lasonde compete for a Congressional seat

November 3, 2016

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston), an incumbent running for her 10th congressional term, will face off against Joan McCarthy Lasonde to represent the 9th District of Illinois. Lasonde, a Republican,...

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