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Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Ninth District, IL
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ARTICLES/TRANSCRIPTS
2002


DECEMBER

Article: 12/19/02
Area legislators paint a bleak financial picture
Evanston Review

Article: 12/16/02
Rising Home Prices Cast Appraisers in Harsh Light
The Wall Street Journal

Article: 12/13/02
CITY SUFFERS SMACK' ATTACK AMID TERROR WAR
The New York Post

Article: 12/12/02
Lott defended race bias in '81
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 12/12/02
Suffredin to lead key county panel
Winnetka Talk

Article: 12/08/02
It's high noon for Sheriff Bush
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Article: 12/07/02
BUDGET: Report Card Anxieties
National Journal

Article: 12/06/02
Community gathers to celebrate, shine light for Hanukkah
Evanston Review

Article: 12/06/02
Scents and sensitivity
The Morning Call

NOVEMBER

Article: 11/30/02
Bio, Chem Protective Gear Questioned
CBS.com

Article: 11/30/02
GIS NOT READY FOR CHEMICAL WAR
The New York Post

Article: 11/30/02
Troops Lack Protective Gear, Say Lawmakers; Safety Against Chemical, Biological Arms Doubted 
The Washington Post

Article: 11/30/02
US lawmakers warning American soldiers not equipped with right protective equipment for biological or chemical attack
NBC Nightly News (6:30 PM ET) - NBC

Article: 11/27/02
Schakowsky stops by U.S. Representative visits herconstituents in new Des Plaines portion of district 
Chicago Daily Herald

Article: 11/27/02
“The Santo Domingo Massacre: Killing and Covering Up in Colombia”
WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago Public Radio

Article: 11/25/02
Can mercenaries protect Hamid Karzai?
The New Republic

Article: 11/24/02
Portsmouth naval hospital takes issue with criticism
The Virginian-Pilot

Article: 11/20/02
U.S. claim to Iraq oil is no sure bet
Chicago Tribune

Article: 11/19/02
Military Hospitals Subject of Fraud
Associated Press

Article: 11/17/02
Savvy, cash clinched job for Pelosi
San Francisco Chronicle

Editorial: 11/16/02
Bankruptcy `reform' bill still around, and it's still a bad bill
Asheville Citizen-Times

Article: 11/15/02
Another giant step for Pelosi
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 11/13/02
Year of the woman? That remains 1992
Chicago Tribune

Article: 11/12/02
American lawmakers wrap up trip calling for easing of U.S. policy toward island
Associated Press

Article: 11/09/02
A House Less Divided
The National Journal

Article: 11/08/02
Battle Over Gephardt's Post Begins; 
San Francisco Democrat early favorite for House post, butshe has to get past Texas' Frost first.
Los Angeles Times

Article: 11/08/02
A struggle for soul of Democrats
Sacramento Bee

Article: 11/07/02
Evanston Democrats savor a huge win
Evanston Review

Article: 11/07/02
Schakowsky wins re-election
Evanston Review

Article: 11/06/02
U.S. Rep. Schakowsky sails into 3rd term
The Daily Northwestern

Article: 11/06/02
The Worst Case Scenario: Part I
ABC 7

Article: 11/06/02
The Worst Case Scenario: Part II
ABC 7

Article: 11/04/02
One Man, One Vote; Tom Daschle Isn't Up for Reelection, but He Could Still Lose Big Tomorrow
The Washington Post

Article: 11/04/02
Gephardt's Plans a Mystery; 
Leader Has Brief Time to Decide on Future
Roll Call

Article: 11/03/02
Group announces politicians' grades on environmental issues
Pantagraph

OCTOBER

Endorsement: 10/31/02
Schakowsky Deserves Return In 9th District
Journal and Topics

Article: 10/31/02
Council backs post-top traffic signals on Ridge
Evanston Review

Article: 10/30/02
Rep. Schakowsky Reflects On Her Friend Senator Wellstone
Journal Reporter

Op-Ed: 10/29/02
Q: Do parents always have a right to know when their teen is seeking birth control?; 
NO: Forcing parental notification will lead to deadly illegal abortions and higher rates of teen pregnancy.
Insight on the News

Article: 10/29/02
Democrats urge students to vote
Iowa City Press-Citizen

Article: 10/29/02
Dems vow to carry on Wellstone's work
The Daily Iowan

Endorsement: 10/27/02
Undocumented Students Seek Helping Hand for College
Streetwise

Endorsement: 10/25/02
Schakowsky Backed in the 9th District
Daily Herald

Endorsement: 10/24/02
Re-elect Schakowsky
Evanston Review

Article: 10/18/02
Stage is Set for Pelosi-Frost Face-Off
Congressional Quarterly Daily Monitor

Article: 10/17/02
City officials consider asking IDOT to retain Ridge post-top signals
Evanston Review

Article: 10/16/02
Congressmen get low rating; 
Immigrants rip state delegation
Chicago Tribune

Article: 10/15/02
Congress Orders Pentagon To Crack Down On Credit Card Fraud
Navy News Week

Article: 10/13/02
America's For-Profit Secret Army
The New York Times

Article: 10/11/02
War cries drown out voters
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 10/11/02
Congress gives Bush power to attack Iraq
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 10/10/02
Buchanan and Press'
MSNBC

Article: 10/09/02
Scores in Congress dissent over Iraq
Chicago Tribune

Article: 10/08/02
Lawmaker wants more inquiries into charge card abuses
Govexec.com

Article: 10/08/02
Navy Misses Credit Card Fraud
Associated Press

Article: 10/06/02
Kucinich heads anti-war coalition in U.S. Congress
Reuters

Article: 10/04/02
Dozens of House members rally to protest what they call the rush to war with Iraq
Morning Edition (11:00 AM AM ET) - NPR

Article: 10/04/02
Defense Dept. Can't Keep Credit Card Spending in Check
ABC News 20/20

Article: 10/03/02
War and Politics; 
On the Waterfront
The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

Article: 10/03/02
LOCAL HEALTH AGENCIES NOT EQUIPPED FOR WEST NILE OUTBREAK, CONGRESS TOLD
States News Service

Article: 10/03/02
Bush, House OK Iraq deal; 
President: If Hussein resists, 'force may become unavoidable'
Chicago Tribune

Interview: 10/01/02
Interview With Jack Kingston, Jan Schakowsky
FOX HANNITY & COLMES

SEPTEMBER

Article: 09/26/02
Lawmakers Say Holocaust Insurance Deal Not Enough
The Forward

Article: 09/25/02
Tom Daschle demands apology from President Bush
All Things Considered - NPR

Article: 09/24/02
Congress Wrestles With Iraq Language
AP Online

Interview: 09/24/02
Interview With Jan Schakowsky
FOX HANNITY & COLMES

Article: 09/24/02
Small number of Democrats speak out against war on Iraq, while poll numbers show majority of Americans support war
The News with Brian Williams - CNBC

Article: 09/23/02
Skeptics Eye New Resolution
Roll Call

Article: 09/21/02
Hispanic leadership conference to address education, political activity Hispanic
Daily Herald

Article: 09/20/02
Unresolved Problem
THE O'REILLY FACTOR

Article: 09/18/02
Congress seen coasting since August recess
The Hill

Article: 09/17/02
Worse than Enron, worse than WorldCom: The Pentagon
Salon.com

Article: 09/16/02
House Democrats Grapple With Iraq
Roll Call

Article: 09/15/02
Frankfort Women's Equality Day 'a spectacular success'
The Star Newspaper

Article: 09/11/02
Vote for women who pack a presidential punch
Chicago Tribune

Letter to the Editor: 09/06/02
Colombia Must Uphold Law While Waging War
The Wall Street Journal

Article: 09/05/02
Legislators want to hear Bush's case against Iraq
Chicago Daily Herald

Article: 09/05/02
Once willing to go solo, Bush now wants backing
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 09/03/02
Dist. 207 planning to open clinic at Maine East
Chicago Daily Herald

AUGUST

Article: 08/28/02
Congresswoman urges improved health care for minority children
Daily Herald

Article: 08/27/02
‘It’s about time’
Many say they’d support female president
The State Journal-Register

Article: 08/15/02
EPA can't link dumping; EPA can't link dumping, fouled Chicago beaches; Agency also can't rule out MMSD overflows as culprit
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 

Article: 08/08/02
Postal customers report checks stolen in 60631
Edison-Norwood Times Review and Edgebrook Times Review

Article: 08/07/02
STRICKLAND AGAINST IRS HIRING BILL-COLLECTORS ; 
Agency may get outside help for debt collection
The Columbus Dispatch

Article: 08/01/02
Marina plan worth studying
Evanston Review

JULY

Article: 07/31/02
Schakowsky Says O'Hare Expansion Vital To Meeting Travel Needs
The Journal and Topics Newspaper

Article: 07/30/02
Homeland Secrecy
The San Francisco Chronicle

Article: 07/29/02
Industry still leery about FOIA rules
Federal Computer Week

Article: 07/29/02
White House Pushes Voluntary Data Sharing; But critics say homeland security effort would allow companies to hide too much
Computerworld

Article: 07/26/02
Controversial measure would protect corporate information
Copley News Service

Article: 07/26/02
Congress blasts Feds on cyber-terror FOIA games
The Register

Article: 07/24/02
BC-Computer Security
Associated Press

Article: 07/24/02
Relax Laws to Boost Web Security, U.S. Officials Say
Reuters

Article: 07/24/02
Critics Blast IT Loophole in Homeland Security Plan
Washington Post

Article: 07/23/02
Bush urges quick approval of homeland security plan
Daily Herald

Article: 07/23/02
Cancel DOD Cards
The Salt Lake Tribune

Article: 07/23/02
Immigrant complaints draw Durbin's support for INS bill
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 07/22/02
FLOOR FIGHT EXPECTED IN HOUSE ON COAST GUARD, FOIA 
Environment and Energy Daily

Article: 07/19/02
Congress looking into wild spending at the Pentagon and putting the Army on notice
ABC News/Good Monring America

Article: 07/17/02
Charge It
ABC News

Article: 07/17/02
Army Credit Cards Used in Strip Clubs
Associated Press

Article: 07/12/02
FOIA EXEMPTION STAYS; PANELS MOLD OTHER PARTS OF NEW DEPARTMENT
Environment and Energy Daily

Article: 07/11/02
Environmental group objects, but Senate OKs nuke dump site
Evanston Review

Article: 07/10/02
Demand for Old Glory not flagging
Knight Ridder/Tribune

Article: 07/10/02
FOIA AMENDMENTS EXPECTED AT HOUSE MARKUP
Environment and Energy Daily

Article: 07/09/02
Can't Rent? Payday Shop Files to Buy A Charter
American Banker

Article: 07/08/02
Bill Would Subsidize Housing for Battered Women
Psychiatric News

Article: 07/03/02
Terror fight demands teamwork
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 07/02/02
Public safety officials want better communication
Associated Press

Article: July, 2002
The Safety of Babies
Mothering Magazine

JUNE

Article: 06/28/02
House narrowly OKs Medicare drug plan
Chicago Tribune

Article: 06/27/02
Credit card write-offs drop sharply after Pentagon begins docking paychecks of abusers
The Associated Press

Article: 06/27/02
Neighbors to have role in traffic signal talks
Evanston Review

Article: 06/27/02
No answers to why some swim areas are unsafe
Winnetka, Glencoe News, Wilmette Life

Article: 06/26/02
1776 Betsy Ross flag to star in Des Plaines holiday parade
The Daily Herald

Article: 06/26/02
Storm over Coast Guard's role clouds homeland security debate
Chicago Tribune

Article: 06/21/02
Congress raises security concerns; 
Homeland agency's ability to to analyze data questioned; 
Ridge defends clearinghouse role
The Baltimore Sun

Article: 06/21/02
Homeland Security Plan Questioned
Newsday

Article: 06/20/02
LABOR-ECUADOR: U.S. GROUPS CONDEMN ABUSES ON BANANA PLANTATIONS 
Inter Press Service 

Article: 06/20/02
Senate Grills Homeland Guard Czar
The Associated Press

Article: 06/19/02
House Democrats create ‘message teams’
The Hill

Article: 06/17/02
Ryan risks nuke neighbors' health
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 06/15/02
Fearful of radiation, Americans look to pill
Chicago Tribune

Article: 06/13/02
City backs reparations exploration
Evanston Review

Article: 06/13/02
Mom pleads for help in getting girls out of Saudi
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 06/13/02
Officials huddle on Ridge plan
Evanston Review

Article: 06/12/02
Party Leaders Favor Security Agency; Goal Is to Create Department by Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks
The Washington Post

Article: 06/10/02
Home-Care Workers Arrested In Sit-In Protest;
State Workers Urge Governor To Not Cut Service Hours
NBC 5

Article: 06/07/02
Bush: Unite security forces; 
New Cabinet-level department would consolidate 100 agencies
Chicago Tribune

Article: 06/06/02
Event speakers pay heartfelt tributes to safety personnel
Evanston Review

Article: 06/03/02
Floor Tactics Showcase Rule Experts
Roll Call

Article: 06/02/02
Finding harmony on the cusp of war
The Daily Herald

MAY

Article: 05/31/02
Flood-control aid pushed
Chicago Daily Herald

Article: 05/31/02
EPD officers honored for service
The Daily Northwestern

Article: 05/30/02
Lobbyist, lawmakers pressing their case for Ridge waivers
Evanston Review

Article: 05/30/02
U.S. rep: Activism can get results
The Daily Northwestern

Article: 05/27/02
President fights for the right to secrecy
The Baltimore Sun

Article: 05/26/02
Milwaukee blamed for beach closings; 
8 U.S. lawmakers cite lake pollution
Chicago Tribune

Article: 05/25/02
City gets blame for polluted beaches; 
Closings in Illinois linked to sewage dumping here
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Article: 05/25/02
WASHINGTON: WISCONSIN CAPITOL BRIEFING: Lawmakers' letter fuels pollution blame game
The Saint Paul Pioneer Press

Article: 05/24/02
Illinois congressmen blame pollution on Milwaukee
The Associated Press

Article: 05/23/02
Funding woes threaten youths' D.C. trip
The Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 05/23/02
City stalls for time on Ridge project
Evanston Review

Article: 05/22/02
Evanston area takes dim view of lights
The Chicago Tribune

Article: 05/22/02
Wedding bells ring untrue; 
Welfare bill that promotes marriage leaves other knots; untangled, recipients say
The Chicago Tribune

Article: 05/17/02
POLS JOIN UNITE VERSUS GAP
Fairchild Publications

Article: 05/16/02
LAWMAKERS, UNIONS SAY GAP FACTORIES 'REPRESS' OVERSEAS WORKERS
Bloomberg News

Article: 05/16/02
GAP urged by US lawmakers to improve working conditions overseas
AFX European Focus

Article: 05/13/02
Bill would pay for more workers
Modern Healthcare

Article: 05/09/02
House Dems Seek Boost In Nursing Home Staffing
National Journal's CongressDaily

Article: 05/09/02
Nursing Home Minimum Staffing Bill Planned; NEED Act Talks Progressing
Health News Daily 

Article: 05/08/02
Whipping up a Fight
TIME.com

Article: 05/06/02
Fannie Won't Seek Predatory Exemption
National Mortgage News

Article: 05/04/02
White House will resume program to shoot down drug planes
The Miami Herald 

Article: 05/03/02
Calling for FISMA systems count
Federal Computer Week

Article: 05/02/02
Fannie Mae Ends Its Role
In Shaping Some Loan Laws
The Wall Street Journal

Article: 05/02/02
Sarbanes Sets Steep Standards For Preemption
The American Banker

Article: 05/02/02
Nevada representatives launch final push to slow Yucca Mountain momentum
The Las Vegas Review-Journal

Article: 05/01/02
U.S. HOUSE APPROVES FOUR-YEAR RENEWAL OF EXPORT-IMPORT BANK
Bloomberg News

Article: 05/01/02
TRANS RIGHTS FIGHT
Windy City Times

Article: 05/01/02
Minorities targeted for subprime home loans-study
Reuters

Article: 05/01/02
Common Building Material Holds Toxic Danger
NBC5.com

Article: 05/01/02
GAO finds barriers to school food safety
The Chicago Tribune

Article: 05/06/02
Progressive Blooms
The Nation

APRIL

Article: 04/30/02
House Moves To Rescind Bush Order On Papers
White House Weekly

Article: 04/29/02
Analysis: Medicare drug delay risky
UPI

Article: 04/29/02
Disclosure Bill Testing Sympathies With GSEs ; Foes say they don't tell enough; others say, Enough already
The American Banker

Article: 04/27/02
Officials, activists ask city to back transgender rights
Chicago Tribune

Article: 04/27/02
City urged to pass transgender bias law
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 04/26/02
Fannie Mae Faces New Criticism
In Debate Over Predatory Loans
The Wall Street Journal

Article: 04/12/02
GAO says Ridge withholding data needed for budget
Chicago Tribune

Article: 04/11/02
Preschoolers learn love of reading
Evanston Review

Article: 04/10/02
Secret Ridge briefing protested
Chicago Tribune

Article: 04/09/02
House Dems, Women's Groups Pledge To Block Social Security
National Journal's CongressDaily

Article: 04/08/02
Main focus for Senate is next year's defense budget proposal
NPR

Article: 04/03/02
Kennedy Visits Stockton
Article - Part 1
Article - Part 2
News-Star by Marcella Tardy

Article: 04/03/02
Homeland defense flawed, GAO warns
Chicago Tribune

Article: 04/02/02
FEW U.S. LAWMAKERS VOTE FOR PEACE
Capital Times

Article: 04/01/02
U.S. TRYING TO IMPROVE MEDICAID OVERSIGHT AFTER GAO REPORT
Bloomberg News

MARCH

Article: 03/27/02
'Virtual pre-K' offers new ways to learn
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 03/26/02
U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy visits Chicago schools
ABC 7

Article: 03/21/02
Panel faults NASA audit, Andersen
Times

Article: 03/15/02
Terror fight redefines U.S. role in Colombia
St. Petersburg Times

Article: 03/14/02
Defense Criticized on Fraud
The American Banker

Article: 03/13/02
Pentagon officials abusing government credit cards
ABC NEWS

Article: 03/2002
House Democrats Weigh Not Offering Budget
Roll Call

Article: 03/2002
At Any Price: Marriage and Battered Immigrant Women
The Chicago Reporter

Article: 03/08/02
House OKs tax cut, jobless bill extending aid 13 weeks; Stimulus passes 417-3; Senate close to vote on version
Chicago Tribune

Article: 03/06/02
For abused women, speaking out can be both therapy and power
The Hill

Article: 03/04/02
The Permanent War
Institute for Public Affairs 
In These Times

FEBRUARY

Article: 02/28/02
Helping Domestic Violence Victims
Child Protection Report

Article: 02/21/02
Congress rated on votes to conserve
Chicago Tribune

Article: 02/20/02
Califican de ineficaz la estrategia de Bush
Netmio.com

Article: 02/20/02
Walgreen execs hit Bush Rx proposal
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 02/20/02
Whip passes first big test
Chicago Tribune

Article: 02/16/02
Fighting Terror With Databases; Domestic Intelligence Plans Stir Concern
The Washington Post

Article: 02/15/02
CNN WOLF BLITZER REPORTS
CNN

Article: 02/2002
Children's products kill two children every week. What's going on here?
Chicago Parent Magazine

Article: 02/13/02
Schakowsky, Sandlin fill out Dem Whip team
The Hill

Article: 02/07/02
Pelosi Taps Two Supporters for Chief Deputy Whip Posts
Roll Call

Article: 02/05/02
Radiation pill supply urged;
State pressured to reverse stance
Chicago Tribune

Article: 02/04/02
Illinois Lawmakers Disagree With Governor On Life-Saving Pills; Potassium Iodine Pills Could Help In Nuclear Terror Attack
NBC 5

JANUARY

Article: 01/30/02
Speech hits key notes for area lawmakers
Daily Herald

Article: 01/30/02
Praise--and careful criticism
Rivals handle Bush's address with velvet gloves
Chicago Tribune

Article: 01/29/02
U.S. Democrats try to frame debate with Bush
Reuters

Article: 01/28/02
The Coca-Cola Killings; 
Is Plan Colombia funding a bloodbath of union activists?
The American Prospect

Article: 01/28/02
Tax Debate Roils House Democrats
Roll Call

Article: 01/27/02
War gets top billing in Bush’s speech
MSNBC

Article: 01/22/02
Stolen Identity
NBC 5, Chicago

Article: 01/11/02
Washington Talk; A Downturn in Travel? Not Among Lawmakers
The New York Times

Article: 01/10/02
Congress on the road again
The Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 01/09/02
Political Memo; 
A Wary Rank and File Watch Daschle's Attack
The New York Times



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 



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