House Of Representatives

Will Guzzardi (Photo Credit: Christopher Dilts)

State Rep. Candidate Turns To Reddit For Q&A, Claims State Rep. Toni Berrios ‘Simply Hasn’t Been On Our Side’

Will Guzzardi, a Democrat running for Illinois State Representative, turned to the popular website Reddit on Thursday to have a direct discussion with voters.


Capitol Hill

Washington, Beale Declare Candidacy For 2nd District Seat

Healthcare administrator Joyce Washington and Chicago Alderman Anthony Beale both announced today that they are running for the 2nd District congressional seat.


Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.


Congressman Tim Johnson (R-IL) [Credit:]

GOP Congressman Tim Johnson Drops Re-Election Bid

Longtime Illinois Congressman Tim Johnson says he’s dropping his re-election campaign and plans to retire when his current term ends.


U.S. Capitol Dome

Dems Hope To Take Back Congress With Help Of Illinois Seats

National Democrats are putting a circle around Illinois as one of the key states that could tip the scales, and allow the Democrats to regain control of the House of Representatives.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Indiana State House

Indiana Poised To Pass Right-To-Work Law

Indiana is now poised to become the first right-to-work state in the nation’s industrial belt.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

U.S. Capitol Dome

Dozens File To Run For U.S. House Seats

Dozens of people have filed to run for Illinois’ 18 seats in the U.S. House.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

U.S. Capitol Dome

Illinois GOP: Congress Is Doing Its Part To Combat Unemployment

Some Americans are concerned there’s a lot of heated rhetoric going back and forth in Washington, but it’s not generating enough results. Illinois lawmakers say that’s not true – they’re getting results.

WBBM Newsradio–08/22/2011

Illinois State Capitol

New State General Assembly Begins Work

Hours after the old Illinois General Assembly voted to raise taxes, a brand-new one began work.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2011