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Randy Hultgren Defeats Dennis Anderson In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) defeated Democratic challenger Dennis Anderson and was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 14th congressional district o...

Former Wall Street Exec Introduces Bill To Roll Back Key Element Of Wall Street Reform

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.), a former Wall Street executive, is joining Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) to introduce legislation that would undercut one of ...

Republicans Seek $550 Million To Keep Teens From Having Sex

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

How much could it cost to keep teenagers from having sex? More than $100 million per year over the course of five years would be a good starting place...

Report: Illinois' $43.8 Billion Budget Deficit Is Nation's Worst

Posted 06.22.2012 | Chicago

A report released Thursday by the state's Auditor General claimed that Illinois' ever-bulging budget deficit is "easily" the nation's worst. Illino...

Basic Scientific Research and Its Transformational Potential

James M. Gentile | Posted 06.30.2012 | Science
James M. Gentile

As our nation's leadership in scientific and technological innovation is challenged as never before, federal funding of basic scientific research remains essential, but that research should be potentially transformational.

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor's Donation To Anti-Incumbent Super PAC Causing More Headaches For His Members | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) $25,000 donation to an anti-incumbent super PAC has become the gift that keeps on giving. Bu...

GOP Lawmaker: Illinois Economy Continues To Deteriorate

Posted 04.12.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.), standing in for the still recovering U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, on Wednesday delivered a report on the state's financi...

Joe Walsh May Switch Districts To Avoid Standoff With GOP Incumbent

Posted 11.29.2011 | Chicago

Eighth District Congressman Joe Walsh may be reconsidering his congressional run in the 14th District to avoid a standoff with Republican incumbent Ra...

Federal Concealed Carry Measure Would Be A Big Change For Illinois

The Huffington Post/ AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Chicago

Though Republicans have typically supported giving state lawmakers more power to govern, the House on Wednesday passed a measure that would allow peop...

Walsh Slams GOP Opponent: 'I'll Punch Him In The Face'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is vowing to make the race for Illinois' 14th District "issues-driven" after a poll taken by his GOP opponent questioned ...

Tea Party Rep. Says He Gets In A Fight 'Every Week' With Leadership

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) revealed during a town hall event on Thursday that he often fights with the Republican leadership, touting his independence as...

Joe Walsh Vows To Fight For Gun Rights, Says Obama Administration Should Be Investigated

Posted 11.29.2011 | Chicago

Illinois the last state in the union without some form of concealed carry law on the books, and outspoken U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh says he is going to chan...

Joe Walsh Breaks Agreement With Illinois GOP, Announces 2012 Run Against Fellow Republican

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

One day after being named one of Congress's "most corrupt" representatives by the group Citizens For Responsibility And Ethics In Washington (CREW), U...

GOP: Illinois Redistricting Process 'Rotten To The Core'

Posted 07.31.2011 | Chicago

The Democrat-controlled Illinois Senate approved a new congressional map Tuesday that could erase gains made by Republicans. Following a partisan 34-2...

Will Guzzardi

Democrats See Big Gains In Proposed Congressional Maps | Will Guzzardi | Posted 07.27.2011 | Chicago

Not only did the Republicans take a majority in the U.S. House in last November's elections, but they also claimed majorities in a historic number of ...

Elise Foley

Dems To Force Vote On Oil Subsidies | Elise Foley | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eager to prove that Republicans don't want to end oil subsidies despite public GOP opposition, House Democrats plan to force a vote Thur...

Illinois Republican Tries Linking Opponent To Maxine Waters Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With Democratic veterans Charlie Rangel and Maxine Waters facing ethics charges this summer, Republican candidates around the country are trying to ca...