U.S. Rep Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) says she cannot support a revised plan to reduce the national deficit. The Bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform was asked to agree on a plan to shrink the national debt by Dec. 1, but the final vote has been postponed.
U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky of Illinois said she'll vote for Nancy Pelosi to be the Democratic House Minority Leader.Schakowsky said she thinks Pelosi has been one of the most effective speakers in the history of Congress.
Two Illinois Congressmen are calling for public hearings into the mail bombs sent from Yemen addressed to Chicago synagogues. Jan Schakowsky and Jesse Jackson Jr. want congressional hearings on the mail bomb plot. In particular, what role Chicago plays in the investigation.U.S.