Jim Oberweis Attends House New Member Orientation Despite Projected Loss In Illinois' 14th DistrictAs the event only happens once, Oberweis was invited to attend, his campaign said. A spokesperson said Oberweis was urged to attend as the race is still contested with a looming recount.
Chicago Area Leaders React After Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Projected To Defeat President Donald Trump, VP Mike PenceGov. JB Pritzker said "America elected a President and Vice President who will lead with compassion, restore dignity to the office, and give us hope for a brighter future."
GOP Candidate Jim Oberweis Declares Victory, But Democrat Lauren Underwood Does Not Concede In Tight 14th Congressional District RaceIllinois State Sen. Jim Oberweis, owner of Oberweis Dairy, declared victory Wednesday in his quest to unseat Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Illinois) in the 14th Congressional District.
Democrat Sean Casten Wins Re-Election To U.S. House In Illinois' 6th Congressional DistrictIncumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten won reelection over GOP Candidates Jeanne Ives and Libertarian Bill Redpath in the 6th Congressional District.
Jim Oberweis To Face U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, Jeanne Ives To Face U.S. Rep. Sean Casten In Key Congressional RacesAs Democrats seek to maintain their control of the U.S. House of Representatives in November, two freshman Democrats in Illinois will be key to that goal.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, A Critic Of Vaping, Accepted $2,000 From Two JUUL EmployeesFreshman U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood is an outspoken critic of vaping, but federal records show she also pocketed money from people associated with the e-cigarette company, JUUL.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood Latest Illinois Dem To Support Trump Impeachment Inquiry: 'This Is A Tragedy For Our Country'U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, a Democrat freshman who flipped a traditionally conservative suburban district this past November, says she supports an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
Record Number Of Women Elected To The HouseA tally from the Congressional Research Service said the previous record of 85 representatives served in the 114th Congress, including two members who resigned and one who was elected to fill a vacancy.
Voters Just Elected Seven More Scientists To Congress
Pritzker, Trump, And Changing Demographics Helped Casten And Underwood Swing Red Suburban Districts BlueTwo first-time Democratic candidates eked out victories in suburban congressional races on Tuesday, in districts that normally vote Republican, helping Democrats take control of the House.
Democrats Take Control Of U.S. House, Republicans Hold On To SenateWith the help of two upsets in Illinois, Democrats were able to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, winning at least 222 seats overall, giving them the ability to block President Trump’s agenda, and launch investigations of his administration.
Candidate Q & A: 14th Congressional District Republican Randy Hultgren"America is strong. Our military is strong again. Lets not take a step back."
Candidate Q & A: 14th Congressional District Democrat Lauren Underwood"I want individuals and families to have high quality, affordable healthcare coverage. We know we need some action, some intervention to help make it more affordable for middle class families."
Democrats Attack Republicans On Health Care In Chicago Congressional RacesDemocrats Lauren Underwood and Sean Casten are hitting their Republican opponents hard over health care.
Young Voters Usually Sit Out Midterms But 2018 Could Be DifferentThe energy among the younger generation has also resulted in a crop of candidates in their late 20s and early 30s, including Abby Finkenauer in Iowa's First District, and Lauren Underwood in Illinois's 14th District.