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Bobby Schilling

Dems Aim To Reverse GOP's 2010 Gains In Illinois Races

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 10.02.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Pizzeria owner Bobby Schilling catapulted to Congress two years ago with robust tea party support, the endorsement of "Joe the Plumber" and...

GOP Congressman Disses Latinos Learning English

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Rep. Bobby Schilling (R-Ill.) said during a campaign forum that some Latinos can't learn English as a second language because they don't know how to s...

Cole Stangler

Congresswoman Joins Factory Workers To Demand Bain Capital Stop Outsourcing To China

HuffingtonPost.com | Cole Stangler | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Employees at an Illinois Sensata Technologies plant delivered a petition to Bain Capital Tuesday night, demanding that the private equity firm step in...

Tea Party Congressman To Supporters: 'Grow Up'

Posted 04.17.2012 | Chicago

In the days leading up to Tax Day Tuesday, Tea Party-affiliated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) made the rounds to a series of Tea Party rallies in Illin...

The 112th Congress -- How Not to Do Government

Joe Moreno | Posted 02.21.2012 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

Cheri Bustos would be an exciting candidate in any election cycle, but the current state of affairs in Congress elevates her candidacy (and many others) to more than exciting; it makes it important.

Sam Stein

Obama: I'm Sure Boehner 'Will See The Light' On Infrastructure

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Recent changes in rhetoric from Republicans on Capitol Hill have provided a sliver of hope about the prospects of getting an infrastruct...

Sam Stein

GOP Freshmen Lobby For Millions In Government Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Alex Becker WASHINGTON -- For years, Tennessee lawmakers have advocated for the construction of a major port on the northwest cor...

Congressman Sued Over Party Prank Gone Wrong

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — An Illinois man is suing Rep. Bobby Schilling, his wife, son and three others after he was severely burned in a prank gone wrong du...

Will Guzzardi

Democrats See Big Gains In Proposed Congressional Maps

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Freshmen Politicians Arriving With Questions

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Where to live? Whom to hire? What's a voting card – and where are the bathrooms? More than 100 members of Congress arrive in ...

WATCH: Flood Of Third-Party Ads In Illinois Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ah, yes, October. Time for changing leaves, enormous pumpkins, and tens of millions of dollars in political advertising on the airwaves. Things are...