Cheri Bustos

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Illinois U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos were in East Moline today to announce new legislation called the "Protecting Roadside First Responders Act."

Esther for Congress

For her first campaign for public office, an attorney from East Moline is aiming high. Wednesday  Republican Esther Joy King announced she's running for Congress, from Illinois' 17th District.

Rep. Cheri Bustos

This year, Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos spent the Fourth of July in the Middle East. She traveled there last week with 10 other members of the U.S. House during a bipartisan mission led by Florida Congressman Ted Deutch, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East. 

Schilling for Congress

He's a familiar face in politics but now he lives in a different state. On Monday, former Illinois Congressman Bobby Schilling announced his candidacy for Iowa's Second District seat in Congress. 

LRON News / NATO

History was made Wednesday in Washington D.C., and Augustana College President Steve Bahls was there to see it. He was the guest of Congresswoman Cheri Bustos when the leader of NATO addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time.

Bustos Leads New Caucus

Mar 13, 2019
Office of Cheri Bustos

Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has helped organize a new "interest group" in the US House. Wednesday she announced the formation of the Air Cargo Caucus, a bi-partisan group of House members with large air cargo operations in their home districts.

Cheri Bustos

Despite being less than the president wanted, the bills to keep the federal government open will provide border security. That's according to Congresswoman Cheri Bustos from Moline and Illinois' 17th District. 

Bustos Brings R.I. County Farmer To State Of The Union

Feb 6, 2019
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Millions of Americans watch the State of the Union address on television, but only a select few ever get to see it in person.

Bustos Gets Top Committee

Jan 10, 2019

Another promotion for Cheri Bustos. The 17th District Congresswoman from Moline has been chosen to serve on the Appropriations Committee, one of the most powerful committees in the House.

When the incoming Democratic House majority takes office in January, they will be led by a team of seven Representatives. Only one member of that senior leadership team hails from a Midwest district: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos of northwest Illinois.

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