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This is the first in our series of profiles of candidates running for the state legislature in northern Illinois. We start with the Democrats running for state representative in the 67th district, which covers much of Rockford. 

Here's the full interview with George Gaulrapp, one of three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in Illinois 17th Congressional District:

Here's the full interview with Cheri Bustos, one of three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in Illinois 17th Congressional District:

Here's the full interview with Greg Aguilar, one of three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in Illinois 17th Congressional District:

We wrap up our profile of area Congressional races by looking at the candidates in the Democratic primary for the 17th district, which covers the northwestern section of Illinois.  WNIJ's Victor Yehling has the story:

WNIJ's Guy Stephens' interview with Jonathan Farnick, candidate in the Democratic primary for the IL 14th Congressional seat.

WNIJ's Guy Stephens' interview with Dennis Anderson, candidate in the Democratic primary for the IL 14th Congressional District seat. 

Two Democrats are vying for their party’s nomination in the race in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District.  WNIJ's Guy Stephens reports:

 

The race for the Republican nomination in Illinois' 16th Congressional District is one of the most closely-watched in the nation.  That's according to Matt Streb, who chairs NIU's political science department.  The race is unusual because it pits two incumbent Congressmen against each other.  Streb analyzes this race in an interview with WNIJ's Dan Klefstad.

Republican Don Manzullo has represented the 16th District since 1993. 

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