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On A Friday Forum earlier this year, Illinois U.S. Representatives Bill Foster and Randy Hultgren talked about their hopes and concerns for the new Congress as it began its work. For this week's Friday Forum, WNIJ's Guy Stephens asked the two for an update on how things are going in Congress.

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  An Illinois Congressman says some of the state’s budget woes can be traced to unfair funding formulas at the federal level.

Congress members – like most of the world -- appear to be taking a “wait and see” stance on Syria. 

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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.