Rep. Aaron Schock

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Attorneys for former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock are asking federal judge Sue E. Myerscough to postpone his arraignment on charges alleging he schemed to profit personally from his government job.

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Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has returned to the floor of the House of Representatives for the first time since his resignation.

Schock was on the House floor Wednesday for an address by India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The former republican congressman wore a House member pin and told the Sun-Times he was back to hear "my friend" speak.

Schock was heavily involved in issues related to India while a member of Congress.

Schock resigned in March 2015 amid controversy over spending from government funds and his political money.

Where Is Ex-Rep. Aaron Schock?

May 1, 2015

An attorney pursuing a federal lawsuit against former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock of Peoria says he can’t find the beleaguered Republican ex-lawmaker to serve him in the civil case.

Daniel Kurowski filed the lawsuit on April 15 on behalf of Chicago resident Howard Foster, who donated $500 to Schock’s campaign in 2012. Kurowski told U.S. District Judge Andrea Wood that he has been unable to locate Schock to serve papers.

Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Some of Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock's current and previous employees will appear before a federal grand jury next month, and a former State Representative from Quincy says she won't seek Schock’s open congressional seat. 

The government has been looking into Schock's House office expenses, his re-election campaign spending and his relationships with long-time political donors. The Justice Department issued subpoenas as part of the investigation. 

Schock, a Republican from Peoria, plans to step down today. 

Costs Of Special Election Shock County Clerks

Mar 23, 2015

The resignation of U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock and the required special election have officials in the 19 Illinois counties in his 18th Congressional District concerned about how to cover those costs.

County clerks they are asking Illinois lawmakers to delay a new state law allowing same-day voter registration which takes effect June 1, the Associated Press reports.

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