Republican Judy Biggert is taking on Democrat Bill Foster in the 11th Congressional District race in November.
Democrat Bill Foster met with a small group of senior citizens in downtown Joliet Friday afternoon to get a feel for lingering concerns about the future of Social Security. Foster believes the solvency of Social Security won't be an imminent threat until 2037.
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Bill Foster heard stories in Joliet filled with fear and frustration over the future of Social Security checks, which the seniors depend on to pay the bills. How to address those fears is an area the 11th Congressional District candidates — Democrat Foster and Republican Judy Biggert — don't agree. The key difference is privatization of Social Security.