Adam Kinzinger

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5:32 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Economic Development In Northern Illinois

Economic development is the focus of WNIJ’s latest collaboration with the Rockford Register Star. WNIJ’s Mike Moen and the Register Star’s Chuck Sweeny recently discussed the topic with 16th District Congressman Adam Kinzinger and Jason Anderson, who's the economic development director for the city of Rochelle.

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Foreign Policy
10:47 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

Illinois Lawmakers Back Obama's Action

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, left, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin

President Obama's statement on Syria has drawn responses from Illinois' elected representatives.

On Saturday, the president said the White House plans to take military action against Syria's regime for its use of chemical weapons, but added that he first will  seek approval from Congress.

16th District Congressman Adam Kinzinger says if he is asked to go to Washington right away, he would support taking military action. But the Republican says the longer it takes to get approval, the action taken by U.S. forces becomes less effective.

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Bustos and Kinzinger in Rockford
5:21 am
Wed February 20, 2013

House Members: Sequestration Hits Home

U.S. House members Cheri Bustos and Adam Kinzinger talk about sequestration after a tour of SupplyCore in Rockford.
Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Members of Congress are back home instead of trying to work out a plan to avoid massive across-the-board cuts scheduled to take effect March 1st. Many are using the opportunity to show how sequestration will hurt the people who live and work in their districts. 

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Politics
6:16 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Kinzinger And Bustos React To State Of The Union

Many members of Illinois' Congressional delegation offered their thoughts on last night's State of the Union speech. 16th District Republican Adam Kinzinger held a conference call with reporters. 17th District Democrat Cheri Bustos issued a statement immediately following the address.

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Reaction to Senate Proposal
11:06 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Congressmen Kinzinger And Foster Agree, Basically, On Immigration Reform Outline

Congressman Adam Kinzinger, during a tour of DeKalb High School, January 28, 2013.
Credit Jessica Cabe / WNIJ

A bi-partisan Senate effort to come up with an immigration reform plan is getting a good reception -- but some members of Congress are hanging back in their support until they know more details.

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Politics
6:26 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Bustos, Kinzinger Ready To Work In New Congress

Morning Edition version

The 113th Congress includes a freshman Democrat from northern Illinois and a second term Republican from a neighboring district who is taking on new territory. Cheri Bustos and Adam Kinzinger are busy preparing for what lies ahead in the next session.

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Politics
2:29 am
Wed May 9, 2012

16th District Dems choose Rohl for run against Congressman Kinzinger

Democrat Wanda Rohl speaks to the citizens' caucus in DeKalb April 21st, 2012
Susan Stephens WNIJ

Democratic leaders in the 16th Congressional district have chosen a candidate to run against Republican Adam Kinzinger this fall. A caucus of county party leaders within the district voted to slate Wanda Rohl.

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