Rep. John Shimkus

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Colleague: Kirk Is Recovering Well

There is word that U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) could soon begin casting votes again as he battles back from his stroke.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

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

U.S. Capitol Dome

Two Ill. Lawmakers Share Voters’ Frustration With Congress

A recent Gallup poll shows Congress has its lowest approval rating ever and two Illinois congressmen aren’t surprised.

WBBM Newsradio–08/18/2011