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News Tribune – Bulls and Sox owner gives advice to local students The summit was organized by U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, 16th District congressman from Channahon. Kinzinger and Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti also spoke. High school students in the district were chosen by their teachers to attend.
Chicago Tribune: Morning Spin: Illinois Democrats talk gun control after Las Vegas shooting; Trump's office talks Chicago
"Horrified by news of #LasVegas massacre," Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger posted. "Mourning the innocent lives taken by pure evil - praying for their families & for the injured." Meanwhile, Trump press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during Monday's briefing that "there's a time and place for a political debate, but now is the time to unite as a country.”
The centerpiece of the Oct. 30 summit will be a conversation with U.S. Reps. Adam Kinzinger, a Republican, and Cheri Bustos, a Democrat. Each of them represents a portion of the Rockford region in the U.S. House. We approached the two members of Congress a few months ago with plans for the summit and an invitation to participate. Both of them responded enthusiastically. For them, civility – or the lack thereof – is personal.
Fox News: Rep. Adam Kinzinger: Syria continues to suffer from Assad's wicked, horrible acts. It must end
Since the ceasefire in Syria agreed to by President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the summer, news reports on the Syria conflict have become blips on the radar and scarcely reported. However, just because we aren’t hearing about new atrocities committed by the brutal dictator Bashar Assad and his allies doesn’t mean the atrocities have stopped.
The delegation's letter was signed by GOP members Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), John Shimkus (IL-15), Randy Hultgren (IL-14), Rodney Davis (IL-13), Mike Bost (IL-12), Darin LaHood (IL-18), and Peter Roskam (IL-06). “This bill is dangerous.” Roskam said in a statement issued with the letter. “It forces taxpayers to be complicit in the act of abortion even if they believe abortion to be morally reprehensible."
Rep. Adam Kinzinger “would love” for the NFL to bar players from kneeling in protest during the national anthem. “I’m very offended by people that take a knee when the national anthem is played,” the Illinois Republican said in an interview with The Hill. “I would love to see the NFL put in a rule that says don’t kneel for the national anthem. ... The national anthem isn’t about righting wrongs — the country has wrongs and we should always try to right them. The national anthem, in my mind, is just simply about accepting and respecting the sacrifices so many people have put into making this a great country,” the lawmaker, a current captain in the Air National Guard, says.
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is this weekend. More than 600 communities across the nation will have a walk simultaneously. It's the largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Rockford's walk starts at9:30 a.m. at Rock Valley College. Congressman Adam Kinzinger will join those walking and 13 Sports reporter Dan Cohen will emcee the event.
Illinois GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Friday that he doesn’t really have an issue with President Donald Trump’s tough rhetoric against North Korea, but he does think the president needs to be very serious to outweigh the issue. He also told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program, though, that he would not use the president’s “fire and fury” language.
As part of his district events agenda for Aug. 9, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger met with Mark and Don Slagel, co-owners of Slagel Manufacturing in Forrest, for a tour of the facility and to discuss the state of the industry.