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Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock (BRIGITTE DUSSEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Downstate Illinois Congressman Resigns

Republican Aaron Schock of Peoria says constant questions about spending make it too difficult to continue serving.


Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock (BRIGITTE DUSSEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Congressman Schock Reimburses For Bears Game Flight

Central Illinois Republican has been under fire for expenses


WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 14: Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth (R-MO) listens to questions during a taping of 'Meet the Press' September 14, 2006 at the NBC studios in Washington, DC. Danforth spoke about his new book 'Faith and Politics: How the 'Moral Values' Debate Divides America and How to Move Forward Together.' The segment of Danforth was aired on September 24, 2006. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press)

Danforth Says Government Broken

Danforth says the political center has collapsed and “compromise” has become a dirty word among Republicans and Democrats.


Deadline Looming For Illinois Congressional Ballot

The deadline to submit paperwork for getting on the primary ballot is 5 p.m. today.


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Requiring Feds to Share Finances Online

Two Illinois congressmen are proposing legislation that would require the federal government to share financial statements online.


Ill. Congressmen pray for wounded colleague

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois congressmen are offering sympathy and prayers after the shooting attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona.


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Total Information AM – Wednesday, January 5th

The TIAM crew chats with Jerry Bodlander of the A.P. about what the Republicans are planning in Congress. Travel expert Mark Murphy tells us about airline ticket prices. Dr. Steve Alten talks with us about the end of the world.


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