Cheri Bustos

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Moline) will run unopposed in March's Democratic primary.

Her challenger, Spanky Edwards of Peoria, was removed from contention by the Illinois State Board of Elections Thursday after a petition challenge was upheld. 

Illinois Primary Preview

Jan 10, 2020

On Midwest Week, while the Iowa Caucuses are getting most of our attention, Illinois is preparing for its primary election that's just two months away.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Republican East Moline Attorney, Esther King, is spending at least part of her holidays talking with voters.

On Friday, the Congressional candidate in Illinois' 17th House District held a meet and greet at a bar and restaurant called City Limits in Rock Island. 

US House

The two members of Congress who represent the Quad Cities have decided to vote "yes" on the articles of impeachment. Tuesday Dave Loebsack who represents Iowa's Second District, and Cheri Bustos from Illinois' 17th, announced how they will vote Wednesday when the House is expected to take a formal vote. 

YouMail: robocall index

If you're tired of receiving nuisance phone calls, Congress may be willing to help. Wednesday, the House approved the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, and sent it to the Senate.