Tuesday May 21
House Republicans Tweet For Keystone
House Republicans aren't leaving it to lawmaking to get the Keystone XL pipeline built: They're also turning to social media.
Sun May 12, 2013
Kinzinger challenges Obama Admin's Benghazi decisions on "Meet the Press"
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Sat May 11, 2013
Evansville Courier & Press
Legislative Roll Call | Public Records | May 6 - May 10
U.S. DEBT PRIORITIES: Voting 221 for and 207 against, the House on May 9 sent the Senate a Republican bill giving payment priority to bondholders, such as domestic pension funds and foreign governments, if the Treasury were unable to meet all of its debt obligations.
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday Talk Lineup: Benghazi Takes Spotlight
The past week's hearings on the Benghazi, Libya, consulate attack that left four Americans dead will figure prominently in Sunday's political talk shows, with most programs looking to lead on the subject.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel
Benghazi attack tops Sunday morning news menu
Sen. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., and Rep. Darrell Issa , R-Calif., talk to NBC 's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. They will discuss whether there was a failure of leadership by the administration and whether more could have been done to save the four American lives lost.
Thu May 09, 2013
Quinn formally asks for federal disaster relief after April floods
Gov. Pat Quinn formally requested federal flood assistance on Thursday, unleashing a bi-partisan push from the entire Illinois congressional delegation for President Barack Obama to declare 11 Illinois counties in need of disaster relief following torrential April downpours.
Crimes in Your Own Backyard: Shocking Human Trafficking Statistics | Elisabeth Meinecke
Some aren't old enough to drive a car, or vote, or have even reached the designation of teenager.
Tue May 07, 2013
Stateline Congressmen Non-Commital on Sen. Durbin's Internet Tax Bill
Both Reps. Adam Kingzinger and Cheri Bustos remain non-commital following the overwhelming passage of an internet sales tax bill in the Senate.
Lake County News-Sun
Outgoing GOP Chair Pat Brady: No regrets on gay marriage support
Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady went out on a limb in support of gay marriage -- and on Tuesday, as he announced he was stepping down, he said he has no regrets about that decision.
Fri May 03, 2013
More lawmakers sign on to NSBA bill
The National School Boards Association's legislative proposal which would establish a framework for improved recognition of local school board authority when the U.S. Department of Education acts on issues that impact local school districts unless specifically authorized in federal legislation, the Local School Board Governance and Flexibility Act ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
The GovTrack Blog
How Members of Congress Use GovTrack
Members of Congress nowadays use numerous tools to inform the voting public about their opinions and activities.
Wed May 01, 2013
WMMA Supports Manufacturing Reinvestment Account Act
Bel Air, Md. The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America announced its support of legislation introduced last week in the U.S. Congress to allow manufacturers to reinvest in machinery, facilities and job training through a Manufacturing Reinvestment Account.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Morris Daily Herald
Kinzinger, DeLauro bill would reinvest in manufacturing
Representatives Adam Kinzinger and Rosa DeLauro have introduced the bipartisan Manufacturing Reinvest-ment Account Act, which would provide America's manufacturing businesses with greater opportunities to grow and compete in today's global economy.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Kinzinger: FAA delays "could and should have been avoided"
After the Republican dominated U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to transfer FAA funds in order to alleviate furloughs of American air traffic controllers, IllinoisCongressman Adam Kinzinger said the following: "All across the country, Americans have been forced to suffer through hours of needless flight delays that could and should have ... (more)
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Aaron Schock won't seek GOP nod for governor
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has opted to bypass a run for the Republican Illinois governor nomination and instead will seek a fourth term in Congress next year, a top aide said Thursday.