Congress

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.

Dave Loebsack

Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack says he will not run for re-election when his current term ends.  Friday the seven-term Democrat announced he will  retire at the end of his term after being elected seven times to represent southeast Iowa's 2nd Congressional District.

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.

WVIK News

John Delaney is making a big bet on Iowa. The former Maryland congressman and Democratic candidate for president has already visited every county in the state, and on Sunday in Davenport opened his 8th Iowa campaign office.

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. 

Sixty organizations are trying to stop the US Department of Agriculture from moving two agencies away from the Washington DC area. They're asking Congress to make sure no money in USDA appropriations bills can be used to re-locate the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Iowa Primary on Tuesday

Jun 4, 2018
Iowa Secretary of State

Polls will open at 7 am for Tuesday's primary election, and not close until 9 pm, in Scott County and across Iowa. Voters will choose candidates for local and state offices.

Honoring Joshua Steele

May 10, 2018
US Rep Cheri Bustos

A post office in western Illinois may be named in honor of a soldier killed in 2007 in Afghanistan. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos introduced legislation on Wednesday to name the post office in Alpha the ``Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office. ``  

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