A bipartisan panel of political powerhouses is saying that comprehensive Immigration Reform is coming, despite some stumbling blocks, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), who faced his strongest challenge in years, defeated fellow Democrat Debbie Halvorson, in the 2nd Congressional District primary.
Dozens of people have filed to run for Illinois’ 18 seats in the U.S. House.
Republican Adam Kinzinger has defeated first-term Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson in Illinois’ 11th congressional district.
Republicans are hoping to claim a majority in Illinois’ congressional delegation for the first time in seven years and are pinning their hopes on four seats, but Democrats are confident they can hold on to their lead.