Jerry Costello

Former U.S. Representative Jerry Costello (Getty/Chris Kleponis)

Jerry Costello Expressway Dedicated in Honor of Former Congressman

One of the primary drivers behind the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge now has the east-side approach to the bridge named after him.

08/22/2014

Former U.S. Representative Jerry Costello (Getty/Chris Kleponis)

Former Rep. Costello: Congress Lives ‘In a Bubble’

“You kind of get a sense when you’re hear as opposed to in D.C. four days a week of just how frustrated people are when they look at Congress,” he told KMOX News Monday.

07/30/2013

Former U.S. Representative Jerry Costello (Getty/Chris Kleponis)

Expressway Named After Cong. Jerry Costello?

A push in the Illinois legislature would name the road leading up to the new Mississippi River bridge after retired politician from Belleville.

03/04/2013

Former U.S. Representative Jerry Costello (Getty/Chris Kleponis)

Tight Race To Replace Costello In Illinois’ 12th District

Republican candidate Jason Plummer has the name recognition and local ties to the district, but so does Democrat William Enyart.

10/16/2012

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House Speaker John Boehner Campaigns for Jason Plummer

Plummer is running against Democrat William Enyart.

08/10/2012

Former U.S. Representative Jerry Costello (Getty/Chris Kleponis)

Dems Meet To Pick Metro-East Congressional Candidate

Selection will run against Republican Jason Plummer to succeed Jerry Costello (pictured).

06/23/2012

Former Illinois Adjutant General William Enyart

Military Man Running For Congress In Metro-East?

Illinois National Guard adjutant general William Enyart says maybe.

06/02/2012

Former U.S. Representative Jerry Costello (Getty/Chris Kleponis)

Harriman, Plummer to Faceoff for Congressman Costello’s Seat

Republicans see it as an opportunity to flip the seat into the GOP column.

03/20/2012

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Akin, Clay, Others React to President’s State of the Union

President Obama’s State of the Union address was either inspirational or tone-deaf, depending on who you ask.

01/25/2012

Former U.S. Representative Jerry Costello (Getty/Chris Kleponis)

Costello Endorses Possible Successor

The Democrat endorsed Brad Harriman of O’Fallon, citing his working-class union family and hard work ethic.

01/16/2012

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