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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

In the News

Oct 10, 2017 In the News
“We can’t let the slaughter continue,” Quigley told the crowd. “Does life mean that little to you?” he asked after describing his experience at an Indiana gun show where an assault weapon was raffled off. “To the NRA I ask, does life mean that little to you? To my friends who won’t act, sadly my Republican friends in Congress, does life mean that little to you?”
Oct 10, 2017 In the News
"Unfortunately, this decision by the majority stands in stark contrast to how they've treated other evidence in this investigation by first requesting voluntary compliance instead of jumping straight to subpoenas," Quigley said in a statement provided to Business Insider.
Oct 9, 2017 In the News
“Does life mean that little to you?” Quigley said, after recounting his experience at an Indiana gun show where a high-powered rifle was being raffled off for $1 tickets. “To the NRA I ask, does life mean that little to you? To my friends who won’t act, sadly my Republican friends in Congress, does life mean that little to you?
Oct 6, 2017 In the News
“I think we all should anticipate and understand and assume that the threats are national and that they will go after our largest cities and our softest targets,” he said. “Chicago is obviously a target. We have many soft targets.”
Oct 5, 2017 In the News
"I just read the Facebook ads and watched some of them, as well -- the Twitter ads, as well. And it’s clear they were using the most divisive issues they possibly could," House Intelligence Committee Democrat Mike Quigley of Illinois said on Bloomberg TV Thursday. “The real issue would be how did they target.”
Oct 3, 2017 In the News
“It is a statistical fact that we are way ahead on gun violence than the rest of the world. The point is regardless we still have to begin to address it. Just to say, ‘Well there’s nothing you can do’, it doesn’t really help the situation. The fact of the matter is, we at least can try to mitigate this as we’ve tried to mitigate all disasters.”
Oct 2, 2017 In the News
"I never thought I'd wake up this morning to the news of the deadliest shooting in U.S. history; but unfortunately, this devastation is all too familiar. I join the world in expressing my deepest sympathies for the victims and their families in last night's heartbreaking attack. Many have asked when is the time to discuss gun violence prevention. The answer is yesterday, today, and always. There is no doubt the absence of smart gun laws plays a leading role in these attacks. We can and must do better."
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Oct 1, 2017 In the News
“There’s a threat to repeal the ACA, which funds a tremendous amount of healthcare within the HIV/AIDS health issues,” Rep. Quigley said.
Sep 29, 2017 In the News
In the end, as Democratic Rep. Mike Quigley puts it, Republicans are going to have to fill in the blanks, avoid the temptation to run up the deficit and involve Democrats if they want to get further than they have on health care. The North Side rep is right. We're about to find out just how real this proposal is.
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Sep 27, 2017 In the News
"I think it's a natural progression. Obviously we're talking about Russian influence in the democratic process and the Trump empire. it's not hard to imagine that there'd be delving into the economic aspects."

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