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  • Republicans have some catching up to do in suburban races, monetarily speaking Jul 15, 2014 5:15 PM
    Incumbent Democrats in the suburbs’ three biggest races for Congress are heading toward November with sometimes sizable cash advantages Republicans challengers will have to try to overcome, reports filed Tuesday show.

     
  • Singer Pat Boone backs suburban Republican Jul 8, 2014 4:01 PM
    Legendary singer Pat Boone, famous for hit songs in the 1950s and 1960s, praised Republican Larry Kaifesh of Carpentersville for Congress Tuesday on behalf of a national organization for seniors. “I’m still singing at concerts, but today I’m singing the praises of Larry Kaifesh,” Boone said.

     
  • Lawmakers want new hearings on O’Hare noise Jun 19, 2014 6:37 PM
    Three members of Congress are calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to hold new public hearings and redo an environmental impact study of the O’Hare International Airport modernization project. U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley, Tammy Duckworth and Jan Schakowsky accused the FAA of failing to focus on areas most affected by the changes during public hearings.

     
  • Duckworth to Congress: Buy stamps Jun 18, 2014 6:05 PM
    U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth wants members of Congress to lose their ability to send mass mailings from their offices with just a signature — no stamp needed.

     
  • Duckworth in Elk Grove Village Saturday Jun 12, 2014 7:06 PM
    Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth will be at the Elk Grove Village Public Library Saturday as part of a “Congress at Your Corner” appearance. The event will be a chance for residents of the 8th Congressional District to share their questions, comments and concerns with Duckworth, officials said.

     
  • Duckworth tours Des Plaines ‘green’ gas business Jun 6, 2014 5:33 PM
    Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth and Department of Energy officials on Friday toured the Gas Technology Institute facility in Des Plaines to promote the business’ renewable fuels work.

     
  • Duckworth criticizes opponent over endorsement May 23, 2014 5:40 PM
    Democrat U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s campaign Friday criticized her Republican opponent Larry Kaifesh over his upcoming endorsement by former congressman Allen West.

     
  • Duckworth to lead Chicago’s Memorial Day parade May 23, 2014 6:16 PM
    U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is the grand marshal of Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade. The festivities begin with a wreath laying ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Daley Plaza. The parade will follow at noon along State Street.

     
  • Duckworth joins Roskam on Benghazi committee May 21, 2014 4:36 PM
    U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a Hoffman Estates Democrat, has been named to the special committee charged with investigating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. Duckworth will join U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, a Wheaton Republican, on the panel.

     
  • Hoffman Estates student wins Congressional art contest May 20, 2014 1:40 PM
    A senior at Hoffman Estates High School is the winner of the 2014 U.S. House art competition in the 8th Congressional District. Marco Gomez was chosen as the winner for his piece titled “Winter Solitude.” It will be displayed in the United States Capitol.

     
  • U.S. Reps plan Medicare discussion with local seniors Tuesday May 8, 2014 4:12 PM
    U.S. Reps. Brad Schneider, Jan Schakowsky and Tammy Duckworth will host a “Keeping Medicare Healthy” discussion with local seniors and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare.

     
  • Lake County boards could get more firing power May 2, 2014 5:38 AM
    A proposal approved by an Illinois House committee Thursday would let suburban county boards create codes of ethics to guide the actions of appointed boards like the Lake County Housing Authority and others throughout the suburbs.

     
  • Blagojevich makes one final campaign donation Apr 18, 2014 5:16 AM
    More than a decade after he served in Congress and two years into his prison sentence, Rod Blagojevich’s federal campaign account made its final donation this week. In closing down, the federal fund Friends of Rod Blagojevich gave $709.85 to the Serbian Orthodox Church’s New Gracanica Monastery in Third Lake on April 14.

     
  • Duckworth visits Elgin for app challenge Apr 16, 2014 5:34 PM
    U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth visited the Elgin Technology Center in downtown Elgin to promote the U.S. House Student App Challenge, which began Feb. 1. As part of the nationwide competition, students create and exhibit their software application for mobile, tablet, or computer devices. “It’s like driving a tank. Make it military and I will understand it,” Duckworth joked. “I could play with this all day.”

     
  • Congressional art contest accepting entries Apr 1, 2014 4:50 PM
    Submissions are now being accepted for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s office announced Tuesday. High school students who reside or attend school in the 8th Congressional District may participate.

     
  • New Republican faces line up for central committee posts Mar 28, 2014 5:41 PM
    Only one suburban member of the Illinois Republican Party State Central Committee is running for re-election next month. In the 10th Congressional District, committeeman Mark Shaw of Lake Forest is running for another term against challenger Louis Atsaves, also of Lake Forest. Other districts feature battles between newcomers.

     
  • Will national Republicans support Kaifesh in 8th? Mar 20, 2014 6:06 AM
    After winning the Illinois 8th District GOP primary race, Larry Kaifesh is hopeful the National Republican Congressional Committee will financially help his bid to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth. Right now, Duckworth holds a funding edge of nearly $900,000.

     
  • Kaifesh cruises to victory in 8th District GOP primary Mar 18, 2014 11:46 PM
    U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Col. Larry Kaifesh claimed victory in the 8th Congressional District GOP primary Tuesday night, leading opponent Manju Goel with 71.5 percent of the vote with nearly all ballots counted. Kaifesh will challenge Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth in November’s general election.

     
  • 8th District primary among suburbs’ hottest races Mar 16, 2014 8:00 AM
    Eighth Congressional District GOP rivals Manju Goel and Larry Kaifesh started their campaigns seeing eye to eye on most every major issue. Distinctions between the two boiled down to their professional backgrounds. But these personal differences quickly escalated into much more. That's among several key races Northwest suburban voters will be deciding in Tuesday's primary.

     
  • Plenty of hot DuPage County primary races Mar 16, 2014 8:00 AM
    Voters in Tuesday’s DuPage County primary will pick their party’s nominees for numerous county, state and congressional seats to advance to the November general election. Here’s a look at some of the hottest races DuPage voters will be deciding.

     
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