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.
14th District Congressman Randy Hultgren Throws Barbs at Challenger In New AdIn his fight to secure a fifth term in office, 14th District Congressman Randy Hultgren is lashing out against democratic challenger Lauren Underwood in a new ad that lumps her with key democrats.
Ex-Hultgren Aide Accused Of Being With Teen BoyA top aide to Congressman Randy Hultgren is out of job over allegations involving an underage boy.
Train Carrying Some House Republicans Hits Truck In Virginia; 3 Illinois Reps UnhurtIllinois Congressmen Peter Roskam and Randy Hultgren and several other House Republicans on their way to a retreat in West Virginia were on board a train that hit a garbage truck Wednesday morning in Virginia.
Some Dems Worry Trump Will Fire Mueller, Pardon Manafort And Others In Russia ProbeU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said the first indictments in the Russia probe are troubling for the nation.
Rauner and Other Illinois Elected Officials React To Virginia ShootingIllinois elected officials took to social media to praise first responders and express condolences to Congressman Steve Scalise, who was shot in Virginia.
Republican Hultgren: Comey Firing ConcerningThe Plano congressman can't seem to find anything good to say about President Trump's firing of James Comey on Tuesday. WBBM's Craig Dellimore reports.
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.