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What Schock Can Do With $3.4M in Campaign Funds

What Schock Can Do With $3.4M in Campaign Funds

When Rep. Aaron Schock leaves office at the end of the month, he'll have nearly $3.4 million to use for political... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Jon Stewart: Schock Will Be

Jon Stewart: Schock Will Be "Baddest Ass" in Prison

For the second time in as many months, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart poked fun at Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock. Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Ex-Rep Gets 8 Years on Child Porn Charges

Ex-Rep Gets 8 Years on Child Porn Charges

Keith Farnham faced between five and 20 years in prison for transporting child pornography. Watch »

Mar 19, 2015
Would You Be in Favor of Mandatory Voting?

Would You Be in Favor of Mandatory Voting?

From time to time, we ask your thoughts on a topic of the day. Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Schock's Father Speaks Out After Son's Resignation

Schock's Father Speaks Out After Son's Resignation

Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock's father says the facts will "convict or exonerate" his son. Watch »

Mar 18, 2015
Rauner Says Budget Fix Close

Rauner Says Budget Fix Close

Gov. Bruce Rauner is again saying he expects a deal to address Illinois' $1.6 billion budget deficit within days. Read »

Mar 18, 2015
City Council OKs Obama Park Land Swap

City Council OKs Obama Park Land Swap

Chicago aldermen on Wednesday approved an ordinance that would allow park land to be used for President Barack... Watch »

Mar 18, 2015
Schock Locks Down Instagram Account

Schock Locks Down Instagram Account

If you aren't among the little more than 18,000 people who follow Rep. Aaron Schock on Instagram, you'll now have to... Read »

Mar 18, 2015
Trump Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee Ahead of NH Visit

Trump Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee Ahead of NH Visit

Business mogul Donald Trump is considering throwing his hat in the 2016 ring, announcing the formation of a... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Garcia's First TV Ad of Runoff Focuses on Schools

Garcia's First TV Ad of Runoff Focuses on Schools

Cook County Commissioner's campaign hopes to change conversation away from budgets and back to closed schools. Read »

Mar 18, 2015
Why Scott Walker Isn't Worried About Winning the Center

Why Scott Walker Isn't Worried About Winning the Center

More than likely, Walker isn’t too concerned with “winning the center” quite just yet, however. Read »

Mar 18, 2015
New Poll Shows Jump in Emanuel's Lead Over Garcia

New Poll Shows Jump in Emanuel's Lead Over Garcia

Mayor Rahm Emanuel could have the votes he needs to win April's runoff election, according to a new poll released... Read »

Mar 18, 2015
Cost to Replace Schock Could Exceed $150,000

Cost to Replace Schock Could Exceed $150,000

Even out of office, Rep. Aaron Schock may continue to cost taxpayers money. Watch »

Mar 18, 2015
Back Behind Bars: Ex-Conn. Governor Sentenced to Prison Again

Back Behind Bars: Ex-Conn. Governor Sentenced to Prison Again

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has been sentenced to 30 months in a campaign fraud case, 10 years to the day... Watch »

Mar 18, 2015
LaHood Announces Campaign to Replace Schock

LaHood Announces Campaign to Replace Schock

Fewer than 24 hours after Rep. Aaron Schock announced his intention to resign from Congress, the Illinois district... Read »

Mar 18, 2015
Things to Know About Schock Resignation

Things to Know About Schock Resignation

U. S. Rep. Aaron Schock's surprise announcement Tuesday that he'll resign his seat set off a new round of questions... Watch »

Mar 18, 2015
Aaron Schock’s Sudden Resignation Leaves Possibility Of a Comeback

Aaron Schock’s Sudden Resignation Leaves Possibility Of a Comeback

Could Aaron Schock make a political comeback down the road? Ward Room blogger Elias Cepeda weighs in. Read »

Mar 17, 2015
Aaron Schock's Best Instagram Moments

Aaron Schock's Best Instagram Moments

It's unclear what former Rep. Aaron Schock will do in the future, but if his past Instagram photos are any... Read »

Mar 17, 2015
Special Election to Be Held to Replace US Rep. Schock

Special Election to Be Held to Replace US Rep. Schock

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock has announced plans to resign from Congress. Read »

Mar 17, 2015

Photos of Rep. Aaron Schock's "Downton Abbey" Office

Photos of Rep. Aaron Schock's (R-IL) new office in the Rayburn Office Building, which was designed to resemble the... View »

Mar 17, 2015
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