Monday Sep 8
Congressman Says Delay is Politics
The president's decision to delay executive action on immigration reform leaves an Illinois congressman disappointed. U.S. Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez says the decision has to do with politics, as Democrats try to win some tough U.S. Senate races with endangered incumbents in Arkansas, Louisiana and North Carolina.
Monday Sep 8
Study: Illinois' two richest Congressmen are Democrats
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The Capitol Fax Blog
Foster hit over tax-paid mailer blasting millionaires
And in this case, she has a valid point about using taxpayer funds Congressman Bill Foster used thousands of taxpayer dollars to deliver a mailing to his constituents that is a complete misrepresentation. Foster described how unfair it is that some millionaires pay lower tax rates than middle class families.
The Washington Post
Two polls show Dick Durbin is in trouble. Dona t believe the hype.
Sen. Richard Durbin speaks at a news conference to urge the House to enact immigration reform at the U.S. Capitol on May 22, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Every two years, with a few weeks left in the election, it seems that at least one Senate race emerges as surprisingly competitive.
Shelter Island Reporter
Suffolk Closeup: A scientific look at politics
On June 28, a group of Congressional representatives, led by Tim Bishop who represents Shelter Island, hosted a reception in East Hampton for a fellow congressman, Bill Foster of Illinois.
Politico: Obama to Limit Campaigning to 'States Where...
A Friday afternoon dispatch at the Politico from Carrie Budoff Brown and Jennifer Epstein tells us that "The White House is putting the finishing touches on a post-Labor Day schedule that will send the president to states where he's still popular."
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.