As a Member of Congress, I am actively involved in drafting, sponsoring, and voting on legislation about issues that are important to you.
To share your thoughts on current legislation, you can send me a message on the contact me page.
From Bronzeville to Markham, Hyde Park to Evergreen Park, Chatham to Tinley Park, Auburn Gresham to Frankfort and Morgan Park to Mokena, Illinois' 1st Congressional District is one of the most poli
Education policy remains one of my top priorities as a Member of Congress, as I know through my own personal experience just how important a role a quality education can play in an individual's lif
I know firsthand the terrible toll that crime and violence takes on our community and nation. In 1999, my youngest son Huey was shot and killed in Chicago.
Expanding and ensuring access to quality, affordable health care is a top priority for me.
No single issue is more important to the future of our community than jobs. Most of us know someone – be it a friend, relative, or colleague – who is looking for work right now.
As a proud U.S. Army veteran, I know the sacrifice that our nation's men and women in uniform continue to make on our behalf.
As a lifelong fighter for civil rights, I am committed to sponsoring and advancing legislation in Congress that will uphold and advance civil rights and equality for all Americans.