Local Congress Members Make Statements With State Of The Union Guest SelectionsLocal Congress members seem to be trying to make statements in their selections of guests for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday evening.
Illinois Congressmen Surprised At Speaker Boehner's ResignationMembers of the Illinois congressional delegation said they were as surprised as anyone else when they learned House Speaker John Boehner would be stepping down next month.
Quigley: It's Time For Congress To Debate Gun ControlWith the Colorodo movie theater shooting massacre still fresh on the minds of the public and elected officials, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was urging lawmakers on Tuesday to have a serious discussion about possible new gun control laws.
Rep. Hultgren: Illinois Economy Just Keeps Getting WorseU.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) is updating the gloomy fiscal picture of Illinois’ finances painted last fall by now-ailing U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)
Several Illinois Lawmakers Opposing SOPA, PIPA BillsSeveral members of Illinois’ congressional delegation has come out in opposition to two anti-piracy bills – the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) – which are losing support from many members of Congress.
Congressman Joe Walsh To Run In 8th District In 2012Tea Party star U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) says he will run for reelection next year in the redrawn 8th District, rather than end up in a primary fight against a fellow Republican.
Congressman Wants To Tighten Teen Driving Laws NationwideA west suburban congressman who clamped new restrictions on teen drivers in Illinois as a state legislator in 2007 now wants to extend the restrictions nationwide.