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Lauren Underwood
Registered Nurse. Congresswoman representing the IL-14 district. Find me on Facebook at UnderwoodForCongress and on IG at laurenaunderwood
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Lauren Underwood Feb 25
It’s past time that women and men are recognized as equal under the law & the is critical to addressing the challenges women face: unequal pay, workplace discrimination for being pregnant, and sexual harassment. We need the .
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Lauren Underwood Feb 25
Protecting the health & financial security of our retirees is one of my top priorities. I support legislation that puts seniors on the best footing for a comfortable quality of life when retired. Proud to receive a 100% voting score from !
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Lauren Underwood Feb 24
. The U.S. has the worst maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and it's unacceptable. Black mothers are 4 times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications. We're working to improve maternal health outcomes for all women.
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Lauren Underwood Feb 24
RIP to the great Katherine Johnson
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Farm Team PAC Feb 22
The Farm Team PAC is dedicated to electing exceptional individuals to state and local office in northern IL. Today, we’re proud to endorse 14 candidates who exemplify effective leadership, & will uphold our values of accountability & ethical leadership.
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Lauren Underwood Feb 22
I am so excited to announce ’s first round of endorsements! I'm so proud to endorse 14 excellent candidates to defend our shared values of accountability, transparency, & ethical leadership through public office.
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DCCC Feb 19
In 2018, Rep. became the youngest Black woman to ever be sworn into Congress. She knows that every American deserves access to quality, affordable health care and will always fight for the shared values of her constituents.
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March For Our Lives Feb 14
Two years ago, our hearts broke as 17 lives were senselessly stolen. 17 more were injured and are still learning to live with their wounds. Others have wounds that are invisible but run deep, and in the months to come we lost 2 more lives. We remember them, too.
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Lauren Underwood Feb 11
Over the last 10 years, the American maternal mortality rate has risen by almost 17%. This must be met with urgent action. I’m working to ensure women have the resources they need to have safe pregnancies and deliveries, and remain healthy thereafter.
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314action Feb 11
Replying to @LaurenUnderwood
Registered Nurse and Rep. co-founded the Black Maternal Health Caucus in Congress to raise awareness and spur action to improve black maternal health outcomes.
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Lauren Underwood Feb 10
Since day 1, this Administration has tried to strip care away from millions, and this budget is no different. And since day 1, I’ve fought to expand access, protect the ACA, and lower healthcare costs for families in . We must continue to .
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Lauren Underwood Feb 7
I’m so honored to receive an endorsement from and Off The Sidelines! I’m ready to continue the work alongside them to fight for women’s economic & reproductive freedoms.
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Foreign Policy for America Feb 7
We’re proud to announce our endorsement of who’s an advocate for principled foreign policy in
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Lauren Underwood Feb 6
A national paid family leave policy is a necessary component to creating an economy that works for everyone. Families in deserve a national paid family leave policy to help them care for a loved one without making tough financial choices.
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Lauren Underwood Feb 4
This President said he’ll protect pre-existing conditions, but this Administration is currently in court attempting to strip care for millions of Americans w/ pre-existing conditions. It’s unacceptable, it's cruel, and I’m fighting in Congress to .
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Lauren Underwood Feb 4
As a nurse with a pre-existing condition, stories like Karen’s are exactly why I’m working in Congress to bring down healthcare costs, protect coverage for pre-existing conditions, and lower Rx costs for IL-14.
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Lauren Underwood Feb 4
When nurses speak out, they make a difference. I look forward to welcoming Karen Battaglia, a fellow nurse & advocate for preserving coverage for pre-existing conditions, in joining me at tonight’s State of the Union address.
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Lauren Underwood Feb 3
Insulin costs have tripled over the past decade. We must act now to lower costs and help patients. My bill, the Lower Insulin Costs Now Act, was signed into law in December and will help make lower-cost generic insulin available more quickly.
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Lauren Underwood Feb 1
Today is the first day of ! I'd like to recognize one woman and two words that have had a profound impact on my life and my journey to Congress.
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Lauren Underwood Jan 31
We’re building a movement in , team but right now, our district is a toss-up and our race is heating up fast. We need resources to fight back and continue focusing on our district. Will you chip in today?
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