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  • New congressional map knocks wealthy Burr Ridge Democrat out of running

    New congressional map knocks wealthy Burr Ridge Democrat out of running
    A wealthy Burr Ridge Democrat who’d been exploring a run for Congress today suspended that effort and is backing former U.S. Rep. Bill Foster’s bid to return to Washington. John Atkinson initially planned to challenge Democratic Southwest...
  • Kirk unveils plan to ease transit privatization

    Kirk unveils plan to ease transit privatization
    Republican Mark Kirk today unveiled a plan designed to make it easier for governments to lease public transportation assets or enter into partnerships with private companies to build them. In presenting the details of his--which runs counter to...
  • Sen. Kirk says Durbin group key to deficit reduction plan

    Sen. Kirk says Durbin group key to deficit reduction plan
    Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said today that he’s hopeful a bipartisan group of senators now known as the “Gang of Five” can reach agreement on a deficit reduction plan key to a vote on raising the nation’s debt limit. “...
  • U.S. Rep. Biggert won't face Republican primary challenge

    U.S. Rep. Biggert won't face Republican primary challenge
    Veteran Republican U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert will not face a March primary challenge in the newly drawn west and south suburban 11th Congressional District, the Illinois State Board of Elections ruled today. The board’s decision to toss John “...
  • Governor signs congressional map drawn to help Democrats

    Governor signs congressional map drawn to help Democrats
    UPDATED with threat of lawsuit by GOP congressmen. Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law the state’s Democratic-drawn map of new Congressional boundaries, a plan designed to reverse Republican gains in last year’s election that is expected...
  • Tammy Duckworth making calls about suburban congressional run

    Tammy Duckworth making calls about suburban congressional run
    WASHINGTON --- Democrat Tammy Duckworth, who left a high-level job Thursday at the Veterans Affairs Department, has begun making calls today to sound people out about a potential run for Congress, her political consultant said.Duckworth, who was an...
  • FEC dismisses complaint against suburban congressman

    The Federal Elections Commission today said it has dismissed a fundraising complaint against U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren after the freshman congressman's campaign returned an improper $2,000 donation. Hultgren, a Winfield Republican who represents the far...
  • Illinois' 5 House freshmen face key vote on debt limit

    Illinois' 5 House freshmen face key vote on debt limit
    WASHINGTON — This week’s expected vote on a GOP plan to raise the debt ceiling and cut spending will be the biggest one yet for the huge freshman class that arrived in January, House Republican Bobby Schilling said today. Schilling, who is...
  • Rep. Joe Walsh owes $117,000 in child support, suit says

    Rep. Joe Walsh owes $117,000 in child support, suit says
    WASHINGTON--U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh of McHenry owes more than $100,000 in child support and interest to his former wife, she alleges in a Cook County Circuit Court filing. The dispute, set out in a court filing last December, remains unsettled. Walsh's ex-...
  • GOP's Hultgren expected to vote 'Yes' on Republican budget bill

    GOP's Hultgren expected to vote 'Yes' on Republican budget bill
    WASHINGTON -- House Republican Randy Hultgren of Illinois is expected to vote yes on a revised GOP proposal by House Speaker John Boehner to hike the debt ceiling and rein in spending. Hultgren, a freshman from Winfield who won with tea party support,...
  • U.S. Rep. Walsh to run against fellow Republican Hultgren

    U.S. Rep. Walsh to run against fellow Republican Hultgren
    U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh told supporters today he will run against fellow Republican freshman U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren in the new 14th District if a Democratic-drawn redistricting map survives a court challenge. "If (voters) have to decide between two...