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Photo of Rep. Newman with Transpo Workers
January 27, 2021

U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) announced Tuesday (Jan. 26, 2021) that she has been selected to serve on the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, and the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials as part of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I).  

January 24, 2021

House progressives are poised to wield their growing influence in the new Congress as the Democratic Party settles in to unified control of Washington for the first time in a decade.

Newman at Inauguration
January 20, 2021

WASHINGTON D.C. — As the new congresswoman representing Illinois's 3rd Congressional District in Washington, D.C., Marie Newman has gone from sheltering in her office during an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and voting to impeach the last president to attending the historic inauguration of a new president and vice president.

Photo of Marie Newman
January 14, 2021

Cong. Marie Newman (D-3 rd ) was on the Capitol campus, in a safe place, when the riot broke out Jan. 6, but she’ll never forget that day.

“ It was very tense,” she said in a phone interview Tuesday from Washington, D.C. “Everything was going alone fine until it was clear that the Capitol Police were out-resourced and didn’t have enough backup.”

Photo of Marie Newman delivering her first speech
January 14, 2021

Just three days on the job, Congresswoman Marie Newman (IL-03) was still trying to figure out where the ladies' bathroom was, when on Jan. 6 an angry mob of Trump supporters raided the U.S. Capitol as congressional members were certifying the electoral vote.

Photo of Nikema Williams
January 12, 2021

It was her third full day of being a member of Congress and Nikema Williams, who was taking over the Georgia seat held by the late Rep.

Photo of Marie Newman
January 8, 2021

U.S. Rep. Marie Newman, D-LaGrange, has had an eventful first week in office. A “week-year,” she called it. Newman was sworn into the House of Representatives on Sunday. On Wednesday, a mob of Trump supporters pushed their way into the Capitol, temporarily halting Congress’s certification of the Electoral College vote, and killing a Capitol police officer.

Photo of Marie Newman delivering her first speech
January 7, 2021

U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) released the following statement by email in response to yesterday’s attack on the United States Capitol.

January 4, 2021

Since becoming a state in 1818, Illinois has sent 511 people to Congress.

Only 20 have been women.

January 3, 2021

WASHINGTON — Illinois' suburban 3rd Congressional District seat is no longer the domain of the Lipinski family.

On Sunday, Marie Newman of La Grange took the oath of office to represent the 3rd District, which includes suburbs such as Oak Lawn, La Grange and Western Springs. In last March's Democratic primary, Newman ran to the left of Western Springs' Lipinski and prevailed.