Cheri Bustos

6:30 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Kinzinger And Bustos Discuss Plane Crash Probe

Rep. Cheri Bustos (left) Rep. Adam Kinzinger (right)

A northern Illinois Congressman wants the international community to freeze the assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Those comments come from 16th District Republican Adam Kinzinger.

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3:42 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Illinois Reps. React To SOTU

U.S. House members from across northern Illinois offered plenty of reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union speech.

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6:44 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Illinois Reps. Support Federal Spending Bill

The budget bill that cleared the U.S. House Wednesday received widespread support from Illinois' Congressional delegation.

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Northern Illinois House Reaction
10:39 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Congress Reacts to President's Syria Speech

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

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5:54 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Funding Still A Roadblock For Thomson Prison

Credit Thomson Correctional Center

Federal officials remain committed to opening a vacant prison in northwest Illinois. But securing funding remains a key obstacle in getting the facility in Thomson up and running.

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12:16 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Schilling Will Try To Win Back 17th Congressional Seat

Former Illinois Congressman Bobby Schilling

Republican Bobby Schilling is once again running for Congress. The one-term Republican, who lost his seat last year, announced Monday he'll try to reclaim his post in Illinois' 17th Congressional District.

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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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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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6:26 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Bustos, Kinzinger Ready To Work In New Congress

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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Election 2012
7:52 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Congressional Race: 17th District

There are several similarities between the candidates in Illinois’s 17th Congressional District, which includes Democratic-leaning chunks from Rockford and Peoria as well as wrapping through the Quad Cities and across rural northwestern Illinois.

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