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Monday | Kane Co. Chronicle

Foster's challenger wants debates open to public

State Rep. Darlene Senger, R-Naperville, who is challenging U.S. Rep Bill Foster, D-Naperville, for Illinois' 11th Congressional District seat, wants a series of debates between the two to be open to the public.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL, Judy Biggert, Republican, Crest Hill, IL, Plainfield, IL

Thu Aug 14, 2014

ABC News

From Tanning to Shoveling Dung: What Congress Is Doing On Its Summer Vacation

Sure, high-profile meetings with international leaders are fun to brag about at a dinner party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Aaron Schock, Republican, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Tim Ryan

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Illinoisreview

Boehner continues to raise money for Illinois GOP House races

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Cheri Bustos, US News, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat

Illinoisreview

Senger Accepts Third Debate Invitation. Congressman Foster Remains Silent.

State Representative and Republican Candidate for the 11th Congressional District, Darlene Senger, has announced that she's accepted another debate request this week from The Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Roll Call

Rating Change: Illinois Governor

Many people were writing Democrat Pat Quinn's political obituary in 2010 just before he was elected governor of Illinois with 47 percent of the vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Cheri Bustos, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Boehner predicts Illinois GOP will have best year in 2 decades

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, predicted Monday that come November, Illinois Republicans will have the most successful year they've had in the Land of Lincoln in more than two decades.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, Illinois

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Reuters

Biofuel groups press White House on more than just 2014 targets

The U.S. biofuel industry is urging the Obama administration to go beyond simply raising proposed targets for use of the fuels, making the case instead for fundamental changes to the government's approach to the renewable fuel program.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Roll Call

Bill Foster, Congress' Science Guy

Democrat Bill Foster's Longworth office is a modest one, its small waiting area festooned with the requisite Lincolnia befitting a House member from Illinois.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Patrick Murphy, Rush Holt, Dennis Hastert, Republican, Illinois

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Oswego Ledger-Sentinel

Congressmen split vote on highway funding bill

The two Congressmen representing Kendall County voted in different ways last week on a bill that would save funding for the federal Highway Trust Fund.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Randy Hultgren

Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Why is Bob Buckhorn so subdued about Charlie Crist's campaign?

How boring: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is poised to skate into a second term next March without a serious challenge.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US News, Rick Scott, US Politics, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Dennis Ross

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Illinois Lawmaker Calls on Feds To Allow Undocumented Immigrants Into Military

Illinois Rep. Bill Foster is introducing a resolution urging the Secretary of Defense to allow undocumented immigrants to serve in the U.S. military.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Illegal Immigration, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform

Cybercast News Service

Dems Push for Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers Via Military Service

Democrats held a press conference on Friday to announce the introduction of a House resolution calling for the Secretary of Defense to allow illegal aliens brought to the country as children who have been granted temporary legal status by President Barack Obama's 2012 executive order to serve in the U.S. military - a move that would also grant them ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Roll Call

New Democrats Make a Push

When Rep. Ellen Tauscher travels to Wall Street today to discuss overhauling financial regulations with industry titans, it will be something of a homecoming.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Ellen Tauscher, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, Melissa Bean, Steny Hoyer

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