U.S. Lawmakers Lead Gun Control Rally In Federal PlazaMembers of Congress from Illinois and elsewhere led a rally in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, demanding a vote on tougher gun regulations, such as prohibiting those on the nation’s “no-fly” list from buying firearms.
Jackson Jr.'s Colleagues In Congress Add To Pressure For AnswersSeveral members of Illinois's congressional delegation have joined the growing chorus of voices pressuring U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) to speak out about his ongoing medical and legal troubles.
Judy Biggert Concedes Race To Bill FosterTrailing far behind Democrat Bill Foster, longtime Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert has conceded the race in the 11th District.
Judy Biggert And Bill Foster Spend Last Day Campaigning For Congressional SeatThe presidency isn't the only race democrats and republicans have their eyes on. With control of Congress also on the line, some hotly contested congressional races are also drawing a lot of attention.
Biggert, Foster Battle For New 11th Congressional DistrictFormer Congressman Bill Foster is trying to return to the House, but first he has to beat out Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert, the incumbent in the new 11th District.
Biggert, Foster Trade Jabs Over Negative CampaigningThe heated race between Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert and Democratic challenger Bill Foster is getting hotter over negative campaigning.
Rep. Biggert Pulls Out Of Debate With FosterIllinois Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert has pulled out of a debate sponsored by the AARP, citing the organization's inability to "act as a neutral arbiter."
Former Rep., Candidate Foster: Moderates Have A Hard Time In CongressA former Democratic Congressman running to get his old job back is critical of the way he says bipartisan cooperation is falling out of favor on Capitol Hill.
3 Democratic Candidates Fight GOP On Medicare, BudgetA trio of Democrats has banded together to campaign for Congress against Republicans on the issue of Medicare, and the budget.
Bill Foster Loses Seat To Republican LawmakerDemocratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has been defeated by Republican Randy Hultgren in Illlinois' 14th congressional district.
GOP Claims Illinois Congressional MajorityRepublicans 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.
GOP Nat'l Chair Stumps For 14th Cong. Candidate HultgrenHultgren says first vote, if elected, would be to "fire Nancy Pelosi."