Progressive Challenger Marie Newman Defeats Longtime Congressman Dan Lipinski In 3rd District RematchA member of the Lipinski family has held that seat since 1983.
Illinois Rep. Krishnamoorthi Questions Intelligence Chief On Whistleblower ComplaintKrishnamoorthi, who serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence questioned Maguire for a little over five minutes and asked whether he discussed the complaint, filed on August 12, with his predecessor Dan Coates, to which he said no. Maguire started in the position on August 16.
U.S. House Passes Schakowsky's Bill To Prevent Children From Being Killed Or Hurt By Tipping FurnitureThe U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill introduced by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Illinois) that seeks to prevent children from being killed or injured by tipping furniture.
AP: Former Michigan Rep. John Dingell In Hospice CareDingell was first elected in 1955 to fill the House seat vacated by his late father. He was considered a master of legislative deal-making and a staunch advocate for the U.S. auto industry.
Duckworth: 'Today Is My Alive Day'In talking about her injury and the people who helped her, she said "making sure I don’t let them down is what drives me to do everything I can for our Veterans and troops."
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.
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.
Democrat Sean Casten Defeats Republican Peter Roskam In 6th Congressional DistrictDemocratic challenger for 6th Congressional District Sean Casten has defeated Republican incumbent Peter Roskam.
Ex-Congressman Schock's Corruption Trial To Start In 2019He is accused of using campaign money and his congressional allotment for personal expenses and extravagant redecorating of his Capitol Hill office in the style of the TV series "Downton Abbey."
House Bans Eating Of Cats, DogsThe House passed a bill Wednesday by voice vote banning the slaughter, transportation, sale and possession of dogs and cats for consumption.
In Leaked Recording, Rep. Devin Nunes Suggests GOP Must Keep House To Protect Trump From MuellerThe remarks appear to be a blunt assessment from Nunes that Republicans must keep their House majority in the midterm elections to shield Trump from the special counsel investigation.
Michigan Lawmaker Tlaib Set To Be First Muslim Woman Elected To Congress"This is a huge victory for the Arab and Muslim American communities."
GOP Compromise Immigration Bill Fails In HouseThe measure aimed to create a new merit-based visa program, appropriate $25 billion for border security, and sought to end family separation at the border by allowing children to remain in DHS custody for longer than 20 days and mandating that their parents be held in DHS custody rather than DOJ custody if they are being prosecuted for border crossing.
House Rejects Conservative Immigration Bill As Vote On Compromise PostponedRepublicans' efforts to overhaul immigration may be in trouble.
House Chaplain's Firing Sparks Confusion, FrustrationMany Democrats are upset about Conroy's ouster and say politics may be behind it.