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  • Lawmaker wants probe of $33 million health campaignJun 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Republican state lawmaker from Naperville has called for an investigation into how Illinois spent $33 million in federal money to promote President Barack Obama’s health care law — including hiring a high-priced public relations firm and paying far more per enrollee on television ads than any other large state.

     
  • The Illinois Supreme Court will hear a case later this month that could lead to the end of red light cameras.

    Could a court end red light cameras?May 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Will an Illinois Supreme Court case eliminate red light cameras for good? The argument against them will sound familiar. Democratic U.S. Rep.Bill Foster of Naperville, one of Congress’ only scientists, weighs in on the global warming report from this week. And Greg Baise says special interests are bad, except his.

     
  • Rod Blagojevich

    Blagojevich makes one final campaign donationApr 18, 2014 12:00 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.

     
  • New Republican faces line up for central committee postsMar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  • Darlene Senger of Naperville celebrates Tuesday night after winning the Republican nomination in the 11th Congressional District. She’ll move on to face Democratic incumbent Bill Foster in the general election.

    Senger victorious in 11th Congressional DistrictMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Darlene Senger of Naperville won her hard-fought Republican primary Tuesday and will advance to challenge Democratic incumbent Bill Foster in the 11th Congressional District in the November general election.

     
  • One of the hottest Republican primary races in DuPage County is in the 81st State House District, where Keith Matune, left, is challenging incumbent Ron Sandack.

    Plenty of hot DuPage County primary racesMar 16, 2014 12:00 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.

     
  • The four candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the 11th Congressional District seat are: from upper left, Chris Balkema, Ian Bayne, Bert Miller and Darlene Senger.

    11th District candidates: Government must get out of way of businessMar 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Before the economy can really take off, the federal government must get out of the way of business. That was the common theme voiced by all the four Republicans in the 11th Congressional District race as they explained their views on tax reform, the minimum wage and other issues during a forum hosted by the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce.

     
  • The four Republicans seeking their party’s nomination for the 11th Congressional District seat in the March 18 primary are: from upper left, Chris Balkema, Ian Bayne, Bert Miller and Darlene Senger.

    Budget cuts divide Republican hopefuls in the 11th districtFeb 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    The four Republicans seeking their party's nomination in the March 18 primary for the 11th Congressional District seat have different ideas about what it will take to balance the federal budget.

     
  • Miller debuts first TV spot in 11th Congressional District raceFeb 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    Hinsdale Republican Bert Miller has launched his first television commercial to help his bid to become the GOP nominee for the 11th Congressional District.

     
  • Dan Rutherford

    Will Democrats take Republican ballots March 18? Feb 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    The compelling Republican primary race for governor continues to dwarf anything happening on the Democratic ballot on March 18. So might Democrats take a break from their own party, pull a Republican ballot and get in on the GOP action? And would there be consequences for doing that?

     
  • Darlene Senger

    Endorsements: Senger for GOP nomination for Congress, 11th DistrictFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Darlene Senger for the Republican nomination in the 11th Congressional District.

     
  • Four Republicans are seeking their party's nomination in the March 18 primary to challenge Democratic incumbent Bill Foster for the 11th Congressional District seat. The GOP candidates are, from upper left, Chris Balkema, Ian Bayne, Bert Miller and Darlene Senger.

    GOP hopefuls in the 11th district differ on ObamacareFeb 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    The four Republicans in the March 18 primary race to take on Democratic U.S. Rep Bill Foster appear to dislike the Affordable Care Act as much as they want Foster out of office. But the candidates differ on what they believe should happen to President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

     
  • Chris Balkema

    Chris Balkema: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Chris Balkema, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Bill Foster, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

    Bill Foster: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Bill Foster, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Bert Miller, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

    Bert Miller: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Bert Miller, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Darlene Senger, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

    Darlene Senger: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Darlene Senger, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Ian Bayne, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

    Ian Bayne: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Ian Bayne, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Craig Robbins, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

    Craig Robbins: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Craig Robbins, running for 11th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Bill Foster

    Foster: Stop cutting heroin addiction helpFeb 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, a Naperville Democrat, took to the House floor this week to criticize cuts to federal money used to fight heroin abuse in the same week award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died from an apparent overdose this week.

     
  • Mike Riopell

    Follow Mike Riopell’s tweets during State of the Union speech Jan 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    Daily Herald State Government Editor will be tweeting about the State of the Union speech as it happens at 8 tonight. You can follow the tweets and other news feeds on President Barack Obama’s big speech.

     
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