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Rep. Kelly explains her ‘no’ vote on proposed tax reform plan

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., cast a ‘no’ vote Thursday, Nov. 16, on the Republican-sponsored tax reform plan. She said the measure will hike taxes on the middle class, automatically cut $15 million from Medicare and add $1.5 trillion to the deficit. Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress.  The following is her statement after she cast her vote, slightly edited: For years, I’ve been privileged to serve with my Republican colleagues from Illinois in the General Assembly or in Congress. I have always tried to work with them to advance common . . .

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