Chicago Sun-Times Endorses Rep. Robin Kelly

2nd District, Democratic Primary

Robin Kelly, first elected in 2013, is endorsed for re-election over three less experienced or accomplished candidates. In her brief time in Congress, Kelly has distinguished herself as a thought leader on two issue of importance to her South Side and south suburban constituents: health care and gun violence. In 2015, she authored a substantive “Kelly Report” on health disparities, in cooperation with fellow members of Congress and medical professionals. In 2014, she authored “Kelly Report: Gun Violence in America.” Among other policy recommendations, the report calls for a repeal on gun manufacturers’ legal immunity so that gun violence victims can sue them for damages.  Also on the ballot is former USPS mail handler Marcus Lewis. Two other candidates, Charles Rayburn and Dorian C.L. Myrickes, did not participate in our endorsement film Teleios 2017