Rep. John Shimkus

Colleague: Kirk Is Recovering WellThere is word that U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) could soon begin casting votes again as he battles back from his stroke.
Illinois GOP: Congress Is Doing Its Part To Combat UnemploymentSome 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.
Two Ill. Lawmakers Share Voters' Frustration With CongressA recent Gallup poll shows Congress has its lowest approval rating ever and two Illinois congressmen aren’t surprised.