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.
Trailing far behind Democrat Bill Foster, longtime Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert has conceded the race in the 11th District.
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.
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.
The heated race between Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert and Democratic challenger Bill Foster is getting hotter over negative campaigning.
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.”
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.
A trio of Democrats has banded together to campaign for Congress against Republicans on the issue of Medicare, and the budget.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has been defeated by Republican Randy Hultgren in Illlinois’ 14th 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.
Hultgren says first vote, if elected, would be to “fire Nancy Pelosi.”
For only the third time since her husband became President, Michelle Obama is waking up in the master bedroom of her Hyde Park mansion.