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Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Ninth District, IL

 

 

 

 

 


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2004

 

December

 

►Article: 12/27/2004
Confronting the budget tsunami

Washington Watch

 

►Article: 12/26/2004
Lipinski's Legacy in City Easy to Track; Orange Line Tops Transit Triumphs

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 12/23/2004
Desegregation Mission Improbable

UPI

 

►Article: 12/23/2004
Lawmakers Question Tutor Rules

Chicago Sun Times

 

►Article: 12/23/2004
Police Dept. Gets $150,000 Tech Grant

Pioneer Press - Niles

 

►Article: 12/15/2004
Police Grant Geared Toward Emergencies

Niles Journal and Topics

 

►Article: 12/14/2004
Protecting People or Profit?

BBC

 

►Article: 12/14/2004
Des Plaines Split on Hiring Outside Help

Daily Herald

 

►Audio: 12/14/2004
30-Day Hold On Return To Iraq While 'Compassionate Transfer' Sought For Military Mom of Troubled Teen

WBBM Radio

 

►Article: 12/12/2004
City Receives Early Christmas Gift

Pioneer Press

 

►Article: 12/11/2004
Activists Hand Brooms to Dow Chemicals Director

Hindustan Times

 

►Article: 12/10/2004
Congress Members Demand Answers from FDA about Whistleblower

AP

 

►Article: 12/9/2004
Maine Youth Group Receives Grant
Pioneer Press

 

►Audio: 12/7/2004
Send in the.... Contractors?

NPR

 

►Transcript: 12/7/2004
Send in the.... Contractors?

NPR

 

►Editorial: 12/6/2004
GOP abuses power in House

Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 12/3/2004
Leaders Agree to Work Together on Great Lakes

AP

 

►Editorial: 12/2/2004
Dealing with Continued Fallout of Bhopal, India
Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 12/1/2004
Schakowsky Sees Discord in the Democratic Process

Evanston Roundtable

 

November

 

►Article: 11/24/2004
Illinois Group Warns Parents of Potentially Dangerous Toys
Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 11/23/2004
Proper Notice Taken of World War II Duty

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 11/18/2004
U.S. Rep. Schakowsky Honored By Veterans Group
Journal and Topics

 

►Article: 11/16/2004
IL Durbin Senate Whip; Durbin Elected to Second-Ranking
Democratic Post in Senate

The Associated Press

 

►Article: 11/8/2004
Forthcoming Columbia College Institute to Celebrate Roles of Women

The Columbia Chronicle

 

►Article: 11/4/2004
A Stunned Party Looks to the Internal Debate Ahead

The New York Times

 

October

 

►Article: 10/30/2004
Critics Doubt Safety Chief's Priorities; Agency Chairman Called Soft on Manufacturers

Washington Post

 

►Article: 10/19/2004
Arts Group Gives State Delegation Good Grade;
Illinois Lawmakers Get B for Funding

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 10/5/2004
House Passes Bill Imposing Hefty Fines Over 'Spyware'

Associated Press

 

►Article: 10/4/2004
Area Moms at Congressional Hearing on Child Safety

Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 10/3/2004
Martinez Defends Study Decision

St. Petersburg Times

 

►Article: 10/2/2004
Muslims Denounce Candidate's Remarks

The Daily Herald

 

►Article: 10/2/2004
Muslims Protest Candidate OK with Spies in Mosques

Chicago Sun-Times

September

►Article: 9/20/2004
Politicians Sign Up Against UAL Pension Moves
The Financial Times

 

►Article: 9/20/2004
Midnight Express: When You Know Your Legislation is Unpopular, You Sneak it in While America is Sleeping
The American Prospect

 

►Article: 9/15/2004
House Panel Rejects Democratic Push for Info on Cheney's  Energy Task Force

Environment and Energy Daily

 

►Article: 9/15/2004
Democrats Lose Bid for Energy Task Force Info

Reuters

 

►Article: 9/15/2004
Bill Passed in the Senate to Include Safer Power Windows

BYU NewsNet

 

►Article: 9/14/2004
Capitol Hill Letters Press UAL on Pensions

Rocky Mountain News

 

►Article: 9/01/2004
A Drink For Those Departed

Journal & Topics

August

►Article: 8/25/2004
Safety Group Calls for Stronger Rules on Lead in Toys

Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 8/20/2004
Tests Can't Measure Immigrants' Patriotism

Chicago Tribune

►Article: 8/20/2004
Expansion of Lake Park Facing Fight
Chicago Tribune

►Article: 8/20/2004
CDC’s HIV Policy Criticized
NY Blade

►Editorial: 8/5/2004
Rush is Right: How Can We Sit Idle as Darfur is Raped?
Chicago Sun-Times

►Article: 8/5/2004
Schakowsky Leaves Convention to Confer with UN's Annan
Pioneer Press

►Article: 8/3/2004
Dem Lawmakers Say Fox News is Unbalanced
UPI

►Article: 8/1/2004
Mother's Protest Gets the Job Done
Chicago Tribune

July

►Article: 7/26/2004
Dems Join Push for Yo-Yo Ball Ban

Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 7/23/2004
D.C. Scare Prompts EPA to Review Rules on Lead

Washington Post

 

►Article: 7/23/2004
'Call Darfur a Genocide' Say Coalition Protestors

allAfrica.com

 

►Article: 7/20/2004
Groups Urge Congress to Require Child-Safety Features on Cars

Scripps Howard

 

►Article: 7/19/2004
Lawmaker says Bush, Hastert Dragging on Assault Weapons Ban

Copley News Service

 

►Article: 7/17/2004
Democrats Assail New Medicare Drug Law

AP

 

►Article: 7/15/2004
Skokie Woman Gets eBay to Ban yo-yo Balls

Skokie Review

 

►Article: 7/13/2004
Navy Personnel Misuse Phones, GAO Says

AP

 

►Article: 7/10/2004
Union Members March Through Downtown Chicago

AP

 

►Article: 7/08/2004
Toxic Levels of Lead in Toy Jewelry Spur Recall  

Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 7/01/2004
Underclass of Workers Created in Iraq; Many Foreign Laborers Receive Inferior Pay, Food and Shelter

Washington Post

June

►Editorial: 6/30/2004
F, as in Free Speech

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 6/30/2004
Firm's Charity Care Challenged

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 6/26/2004
Nurses' Problems Deserve Attention; Reports Show Many in N.C. Aren't Happy, and That's bad for all of Us

Charlotte Observer (NC)

 

►Article: 6/24/2004
`Call the Atrocities In Darfur By Their Rightful Name'

allAfrica.com

 

►Transcript: 6/24/2004
Lou Dobbs Tonight - Electronic Voting

CNN

 

►Article: 6/24/2004
Foreign Tourists Ill Informed About Travel Security Successes, Panel Told

Scripps Howard

 

►Article: 6/24/2004
City Accepts Mexican Matricula Cards

Evanston Review

 

►Article: 6/18/2004
House Spyware Bill Modified, Advances

Washington Internet Daily

 

►Article: 6/18/2004
CIA Contractor is Charged in Beating of Afghan Detainee
Boston Globe

 

►Article: 6/16/2004
Schakowsky Wants Action Against Toys with Lead

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 6/10/2004
Drug Costs, Discount Card Choices Frustrate Older Adults In Evanston

Evanston Review

 

►Editorial: 6/10/2004
Amazing Waste

Fayetteville Observer

 

►Article: 6/09/2004
Pentagon Easy to Fool on Travel, GAO Charges

CBS Market Watch

 

►Article: 6/09/2004
Pentagon Wasted Millions on Airline Tickets, GAO Says

Washington Post

 

►Article: 6/08/2004
Report: Pentagon Wasted $100 Million

NBC Nightly News

 

►Article: 6/04/2004
Pentagon's Loose Purse Strings

ABC News

 

►Article: 6/04/2004
Army Contractor Count Stymied by Red Tape

Govexec.com

 

►Article: 6/03/2004
Coping with the Cleanup

Des Plaines Times

May

►Article: 5/31/2004
Tightening the Screws

Federal Computer Week

 

►Article: 5/28/2004
Fannie Mae Inquiry Widens

Financial Times

 

►Article: 5/26/2004
Water Creeps Higher

Chicago Daily Herald

 

►Radio: 5/25/2004
Des Plaines Mayor Complains about Flood Prevention Project Delays

WBBM Radio Chicago

 

►Article: 5/24/2004
Nurse Staffing Bill Makes Hospitals Queasy

Crain's Chicago Business

 

►Article: 5/24/2004
Albright Joins Pelosi in Defiance of Bush Strategy

Associated Press

 

►Article: 5/24/2004
Contractors Caught Under a Microscope
Washington Tech. Weekly

 

►Article: 5/23/2004
Will U.S. Try to Circumvent Drug Firms Patent?
Chicago Daily Herald

 

►Transcript: 5/20/2004
President Bush Attempts to Rally Republicans
CNN - Crossfire

 

►Article: 5/18/2004
Congress Discusses NCAA Reforms in Wake of Colorado Scandal
Associated Press

 

►Article: 5/13/2004
Line Increasingly Blurred Between Soldiers and Civilian Contractors

Washington Post

 

►Article: 5/12/2004
House Dems Demand More Iraq Hearings

The Hill

 

►Article: 5/9/2004
Use of Contractors for Military Purposes Under Scrutiny
Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 5/8/2004
Park Ridge Now Neutral on O'Hare Expansion

The Daily Herald

 

►Article: 5/24/2004
The Horror of Abu Ghraib

The Nation

 

►Editorial: 5/5/2004
Howard's Revenge

Chicago Tribune

 

Article: 5/5/2004
Prison Scandal Indicates Gap in U.S. Chain of Command

Washington Post

 

Article: 5/4/2004
Parties Go Their Own Ways on New Drug Card

Chicago Tribune

►Transcript: 5/3/2004
Interview with Tommy Thompson, Jan Schakowsky
Fox News

►Interview: 5/3/2004
Analysis: Growing Use of Private Contractors to Provide Security in Iraq (Listen to Interview: Click Here)
NPR

Article: 5/3/2004
Durbin Cautions Seniors About Medicare Cards
Copley News Service

Article: 5/3/2004
Don't Rush to Buy Drug Cards

AP

April

Article: 4/30/2004
Them's Fighting Words
The Hartford Courant
 

Article: 4/28/2004
Wine, Cigars, Deer Head - Charge it to Uncle Sam
Reuters News

 

Article: 4/27/2004
Why Some Parents Want to Ban Yo-Yo Water Ball Toys
The Daily Herald

 

►Transcript: 4/27/2004
U.S. Troop Protection

CNN - Lou Dobbs Tonight

 

Article: 4/27/2004
GOP Scores Low On Women's Rights
The American Prospect

 

Article: 4/27/2004
A Well-Oiled Policy

Chicago Jewish Star

 

Article: 4/26/2004
Abortion-Rights March Targets Bush

Chicago Tribune

 

Article: 4/22/2004
Bill Would Help Fund Ridge Avenue Work

Evanston Review

 

Article: 4/22/2004
Federal Road Bill Contains Much for Area

Evanston Review

 

►Editorial: 4/21/2004
Fannie's Black Box

The Wall Street Journal

 

►Article: 4/20/2004
Extend Jobless Benefits, Illinois Democrats Urge

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 4/19/2004
Illinois Dems Blast Bush on Unemployment Benefits

WBBM Radio

 

►Article: 4/19/2004
Schakowsky Slams Bush, Iraq Policy

The Daily Northwestern

 

►Article: 4/14/2004
Private Army Seeking Political Advice in D.C.
The Hill

 

►Article & Video: 4/13/2004
Kidney Transplant Crosses Foreign Borders

CBS 2 Chicago

 

►Article: 4/13/2004
Red Tape Untangled, Man Looks At Life With New Kidney

WBBM Newsradio 780

 

►Article: 4/08/2004
Transplant Patient Home Recovering

Morton Grove Champion

 

►Article: 4/05/2004
Illinois Democrats Seek White House Action To Lower Gas Prices

NBC 5 - Chicago

 

►Article: 4/05/2004
Private U.S. Guards Take Big Risks for Right Price

New York Times

March

►Article: 3/30/2004
Fast Tax Refunds Can Carry High Price

Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 3/23/2004
Bush, Uribe to Meet on Drug, Rebel War Aid

Agence France Presse

 

►Article: 3/23/2004
Friendly Fire

The American Prospect

 

►Article: 3/22/2004
Bush to Ask Congress for More U.S. Troops in Colombia

Bloomberg News

 

►Article: 3/18/2004
Senior Center Plan Seeks Sustenance

Mount Prospect Times

 

►Article: 3/15/2004
Collision Course on the Airwaves

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 3/12/2004
NCAA Official Promises Revised Recruiting Rules
USA Today

 

►Article: 3/12/2004
House Favors Clean Air Anti-Smut Legislation Hikes Fines to $500,000

Hollywood Reporter

 

►Article: 3/12/2004
N.C.A.A. Plans Stricter Recruiting Standards
New York Times

 

►Article: 3/12/2004
Congress Calls for Stricter NCCA Recruiting Regulations

Scripps Howard News Service

 

►Article: 3/11/2004
Answering the Many Questions
About Haiti

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 3/11/2004
Report Clears Medicare Ads

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 3/07/2004
Haitian Immigrants Protest Bush at Rally

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 3/05/2004
Study: Defense Dept. Didn't Bill Insurers

Associated Press

 

►Article: 3/04/2004
Dems Query U.S. Role in Aristide Exile
Newsday

 

►Article: 3/04/2004
House Bill Would Raise Penalties for Indecency

Los Angeles Times

 

►Article: 3/04/2004
House Panel Signs Off on Decency Bill
Hollywood Reporter

 

►Article: 3/03/2004
U.S. Lets Haiti Down

Chicago Sun-Times

February

►Transcript: 2/27/2004
Transcript: CNN's Crossfire - Gay Marriage

CNN - Crossfire

 

►Article: 2/25/2004
How Will U.S. Guarantee Iraqi Women's Rights,

Lawmakers Ask Bush
One World

 

►Article: 2/25/2004
Schakowsky Comes to MG Man's Aid
Morton Grove Champion

 

►Editorial: 2/25/2004
Schakowsky Did Right Thing for Local Man

Morton Grove Champion

 

►Radio: 2/25/2004
Analysis: President Bush Endorses Constitutional Amendment Defining Marriage

NPR

 

►Article: 2/25/2004
More Lawmakers Put Pressure on UAL

Crain's Chicago Business

 

►Article: 2/25/2004
Editorial - No Child Left Behind
The Capital Times

 

►Article: 2/24/2004
Critics: Panel Too Lax on Kids Items Safety of Kids Products Questioned
Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 2/23/2004
Fewer Children's Product Recalls Still Too Many
NBC 5 - Chicago

 

►Article: 2/22/2004
Man Allowed to Fly From Philippines to Chicago
to Donate Kidney

The Associated Press

 

►Article: 2/22/2004
Visa Granted so Kidney Donor Can Help Cousin

Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 2/19/2004
Library Officials Lobby Politicians

The Pioneer Press

 

►Article: 2/19/2004
Soldier Killed in WWII Receives Overdue Honor

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 2/18/2004
Talking With US Rep Jan Schakowsky: Shining a Spotlight on Ciudad Juarez

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 2/17/2004
Leaders Detail Challenges Suburban Libraries Face

Daily Herald

 

►Article: 2/17/2004
Filipino Kidney Donor Denied US Visa

Agence France-Presse

 

►Article: 2/16/2004
Kidney Donor Denied Visa for Cousin's Transplant

Chicago Sun Times

 

►Article: 2/16/2004
Kidney Donor Refused Visa

CBS 2 Chicago

 

►Article: 2/16/2004
Patriot Act and North Suburban Libraries

WBBM Radio Chicago

 

►Article: 2/15/2004
Schakowsky Marches for Mexican Murder Victims

Chicago Sun Times

 

►Article: 2/15/2004
Celebs Join March Against Mexico Killings

AP Online

 

►Article: 2/14/2004
Private U.S. Operatives on Risky Missions in Colombia

New York Times

 

►Article: 2/13/2004
US Lawmakers Object to United Plan for Health Cuts

Reuters News

►Article: 2/06/2004
US House Members Seek Probe Of Medicare Ad Campaign
Dow Jones News Wires

►Article: 2/04/2004
Trade Unions Rip Bush Policies
Washington Times

►Article: 2/03/2004
Bush Budget Unkind to State
Chicago Tribune

►Article: 2/02/2004
Fannie Mae Warns Congress Not to Release Staff Pay Details
The Wall Street Journal

►Article: 2/02/2004
An End to Ethics Truce?; Democrats Hint at Imminent Filing of Complaint
Roll Call

January

►Article: 1/29/2004
Freddie Mac Comes Under Fire At House Commerce Hearing
Dow Jones News Wires

 

►Article: 1/29/2004
Morton Grove Fire Department to Receive $56,000 in Federal Grant Funds

Morton Grove Champion

 

►Article: 1/29/2004
Firefighters Receive Grant For $63,609

Niles Journal

►Article: 1/29/2004
Dems Blacken Eye Over Ad
Daily Variety

►Article: 1/29/2004
Lawmakers, OFHEO Close Ranks on GSE Registration
The American Banker

►Article: 1/28/2004
Exhibit A Against Media Concentration
The Nation

►Article: 1/23/2004
Hastert: Immigrant Plan Unlikely to Pass
The Daily Herald

►Article: 1/22/2004
Dream of Justice, Work for Justice, King Speaker Says
Evanston Review

►Article: 1/21/2004
Area Lawmakers Against Immigration Plan
The Daily Herald

►Article: 1/07/2004
The Marriage Trap
Chicago Tribune

►Article: 1/05/2004
Denying College Aid Over Drugs Faces Fight
Chicago Tribune

►Article: 1/03/2004
Helping Keep Kids Safe in and Around Cars, Trucks
Orange County Registrar