Although Democrat Karina Villa, a candidate for Illinois’ 49th District House seat, has billed herself as “a fresh start” with “a new voice,” her Republican rival Tonia Khouri isn’t buying the campaign rhetoric.
Five Republican candidates who will be on November’s ballots in districts across Illinois will hold a press conference at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to answer the question “What Happens When Conservative Reformers Infiltrate the Springfield Machine?”
The recent announcement that President Donald Trump had nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court drew praise from Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) as a step toward placing judicial focus on the U.S. Constitution.
In the face of mounting international pressure to penalize Israel by boycotting companies that do business there, a bill co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) that would prevent such actions was authorized Thursday by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this weak overturning a decades-old decision allowing unions to charge non-members for lobbying seems to belong a world away, ideologically, from the one in 1977 that said such fees were constitutional.
An amendment prohibiting animal abuse — one championed by U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) — passed the House of Representatives as part of the 2018 Agriculture and Nutrition Act, otherwise known as the Farm Bill.
Three out of four taxpayers are due refunds from the IRS for wrongful asset seizures – but only 16 percent are ever refunded, according to testimony delivered during a hearing chaired by U.S. Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), a member of the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee.