One statewide candidate is ready to roll up her sleeves and start working as soon as the election is over. Republican Darlene Senger is a former state representative now running for Illinois Comptroller.
U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos wants to move up in the leadership of the Democratic Party in the House. The 17th District congresswoman from East Moline announced Monday that if Democrats win a majority in the midterm elections, she will run for Assistant Democratic Leader, the number four position in House leadership.
A candidate for Congress in eastern Iowa is hoping to hold eight debates with the incumbent. On Friday, Republican Christopher Peters issued the challenge to Democratic incumbent Congressman Dave Loebsack.