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Lauren Underwood

US Representative, 14th Congressional District, Illinois

Lauren Underwood is a Democratic member of the US House of Representatives,representing Illinois’s 14th congressional district since 2019. She serves on the Veterans' Affairs Committee and the Appropriations Committee. Underwood co-founded and co-chairs the Black Maternal Health Caucus and serves on the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. She is also a member of the Future Forum, the Congressional Black Caucus, the LGBT Equality Caucus, and the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. Prior to Congress, Underwood worked with a Medicaid plan in Chicago. Previously, she was a senior advisor at the US Department of Health and Human Services. She is the first woman, person of color, and millennial to represent her community in Congress.

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