Bill Foster

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Illinois)

Jackson Jr.’s Colleagues In Congress Add To Pressure For Answers

Several 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.

CBS 2–11/15/2012

Judy Biggert, Bill Foster

Judy Biggert Concedes Race To Bill Foster

Trailing far behind Democrat Bill Foster, longtime Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert has conceded the race in the 11th District.

11/06/2012

Bill Foster and Judy Biggert do final campaigning throughout the day. (CBS)

Judy Biggert And Bill Foster Spend Last Day Campaigning For Congressional Seat

The 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.

CBS 2–11/05/2012

Judy Biggert, Bill Foster

Biggert, Foster Battle For New 11th Congressional District

Former 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.

10/17/2012

Judy Biggert, Bill Foster

Biggert, Foster Trade Jabs Over Negative Campaigning

The heated race between Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert and Democratic challenger Bill Foster is getting hotter over negative campaigning.

10/16/2012

Judy Biggert, Bill Foster

Rep. Biggert Pulls Out Of Debate With Foster

Illinois 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.”

10/10/2012

Bill Foster

Former Rep., Candidate Foster: Moderates Have A Hard Time In Congress

A 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.

WBBM Newsradio–07/20/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

3 Democratic Candidates Fight GOP On Medicare, Budget

A trio of Democrats has banded together to campaign for Congress against Republicans on the issue of Medicare, and the budget.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2012

Michelle Obama,  Bill Foster, Debbie Halvorson, Dan Seals,

Bill Foster Loses Seat To Republican Lawmaker

Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has been defeated by Republican Randy Hultgren in Illlinois’ 14th congressional district.

11/02/2010

U.S. Capitol Dome

GOP Claims Illinois Congressional Majority

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.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2010

File Photo Of Michael Steele's 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Bus. (Mark Whitman/Getty Images)

GOP Nat’l Chair Stumps For 14th Cong. Candidate Hultgren

Hultgren says first vote, if elected, would be to “fire Nancy Pelosi.”

WBBM Newsradio–10/15/2010

First lady Michelle Obama With Illinois Congressional Candidates, Bill Foster, Left, Debbie Halvorson, Right, And Dan Seals. (AP Photo)

First Lady Campaigns For Ill. Democrat Candidates

For only the third time since her husband became President, Michelle Obama is waking up in the master bedroom of her Hyde Park mansion.

WBBM Newsradio–10/14/2010