At Chicago State University, Bobby Rush addressed the media about an investigation that has the Office of Congressional Ethics tracking money surrounding the congressman. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.
The ethics panel did not reveal the nature of the inquiry, but a spokesman for Gutierrez said Thursday that it relates to a long-standing service contract made by Gutierrez over the past decade.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. said Thursday that his Congressman son is “unwell” and “rebuilding his strength,” but had little else to say on the subject.
The mystery surrounding U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s monthlong absence from Congress deepened Wednesday evening, as his office released a statement saying he is suffering from a “mood disorder,” without providing any specifics.
With Illinois Democrats redrawing his district, U.S. Rep. Robert Dold (R-Ill.) is finding it vital to point to his bipartisanship as he runs for re-election.
Two Illinois Republicans already in Congress find themselves running for the same seat.
A Cook County judge ruled Wednesday that Congressman Joe Walsh must prove that he made nearly $100,000 in child-support payments as part of his ongoing legal dispute with his ex-wife, Laura Walsh.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Bobby Schilling (R-Rock Island) is just back from a tour of Afghanistan.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says a congressional scandal over a beefcake shot on the Internet is funny until you realize the elected official in question helps lead the nation.
A freshman Illinois congressman is among those leading the charge to repeal President Barack Obama’s overhaul of health care.
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) has a Congressional office in the most violent police beat in the city, but he emphasizes that has not decided whether to move his office in the wake of the shootings in Tucson.
After the shooting in Tucson, Ariz., U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) says members of Congress should be given more money for security.
CBS 2 is learning that U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.), fresh off a major re-election effort Tuesday, is re-considering and may enter the race for mayor.
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) announced Wednesday morning that he will not be running for mayor next year.