U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert, Bill Foster

Judy Biggert Concedes Race To Bill Foster

Trailing far behind Democrat Bill Foster, longtime Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert has conceded the race in the 11th District.


Judy Biggert, Bill Foster

Biggert, Foster Battle For New 11th Congressional District

Former Congressman Bill Foster is trying to return to the House, but first he has to beat out Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert, the incumbent in the new 11th District.


Judy Biggert, Bill Foster

Rep. Biggert Pulls Out Of Debate With Foster

Illinois Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert has pulled out of a debate sponsored by the AARP, citing the organization’s inability to “act as a neutral arbiter.”



Community Forum On Monday To Focus On Heroin Use In Naperville

The heroin problem in Naperville will be in the spotlight Monday during a special community forum at North Central College in the western suburb.


A Woman Works On Her Laptop In A Cafe. (AP Photo)

Several Illinois Lawmakers Opposing SOPA, PIPA Bills

Several 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.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

A homeless person (CBS)

Homeless Advocates Protest New Rules For Federal Aid

It’s bad enough not having a place to sleep every night, now things could soon get worse, with homeless people having to prove they don’t have a place to live to get federal assistance. But advocates for the homeless plan to go to Washington, D.C., to try to bring a halt to new federal rules and stop the red tape before it starts.

CBS 2–12/14/2011

U.S. Capitol Dome

Chicagoans, Local Leaders Weigh In On Debt Ceiling Deal

The deal to raise the debt ceiling is expected to have an impact on the financial health of U.S. states, including Illinois.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk, Biggert Back Military Strikes In Libya

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has applauded the idea of U.S. support for enforcement of the no-fly zone in Libya, which he believes will tilt momentum back to the rebellion against Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2011

U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert (R-Ill.)

Woman Praises Rep. Biggert For Getting Docs

A Naperville woman is praising her congresswoman for helping cut through red tape and get government documents for her children.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2010