Congress

Iowa Primary on Tuesday

Jun 1, 2020

Iowa voters will make some important decisions on Tuesday, including choosing candidates for Congress and the US Senate. Polls will be open for the Iowa Primary election from 7 am until 9 pm.

During the pandemic, arts organizations in the Quad Cities are struggling to find federal financial help.

Candidates for offices in Rock Island County will be chosen Tuesday during the Illinois primary election. Polls will be open from 6 am until 7 pm.

Remembering Tom Railsback

Jan 22, 2020
Tom Railsback website

Former Illinois Republican Congressman Tom Railsback, who represented the Quad Cities for 16 years, has died. He was 87.

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.

Friends, family, co-workers, and former staff will gather this weekend to remember a man who represented the Quad Cities and western Illinois in Congress for 24 years. The forum in Rock Island will officially launch the Lane Evans Legacy Project. 

Iowa Legislature

An experienced candidate in southeast Iowa has decided to run again for Congress. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports Republican State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks from Ottumwa is running again for the Second District seat in the US House.

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.

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. 

Hart Running for Congress

May 14, 2019
Rita Hart

Former teacher, state senator, and candidate for lieutenant governor, Rita Hart, has decided to run for office again. Tuesday she announced she's running for Congress in Iowa's 2nd District, which covers southeast Iowa and includes the Quad Cities and Clinton.

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