Janice Schakowsky - Controversies

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2010-10-04

The tenth amendment dictates that the powers not expressly given to the federal government are left to the states.When appearing on the Stephanie Miller radio program to discuss the Republican pledge to America, Congresswoman Schakowsky spoke about the sections of the pledge referring to the confines of the government as laid out in the constitution. She referred to people who believe that the powers of the federal government should be confined by those powers listed in the constitution as &qu ...

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Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky sits on the Subcommittee on Health in the Committee on Energy and Commerce, giving her a great deal of influence on the health care reform bill which was passed in 2010.  In the spring of 2009, a tape emerged of Congresswoman Schakowsky speaking at a rally and demoting that no matter what path was taken to "reform" health care, it would eventually lead to a single-payer system.  This statement raised concerns that whatever legislation was passed i ...