ENDORSEMENT: Robin Kelly for Congress in 2nd District Democratic primary

Kelly has worked on legislation to lower prescription drug prices and reduce gun violence.

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U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

Robin Kelly is endorsed by the Sun-Times in the 2nd District Congressional Democratic primary.

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Since we last endorsed Robin Kelly two years ago, she has worked to lower the prices of prescription drugs, reduce gun violence and build job-creating links between community colleges and businesses.

Kelly was a leader in passing the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, which closed a loophole that allowed guns to be sold without background checks at gun shows.

We endorse Kelly. She is opposed by Marcus Lewis, a minister and former mail carrier.

2nd Congressional District map, U.S. House of Represenatives

2nd Congressional District map.

Illustration by Caroline Hurley

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