Congress

Hoping to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, members of Congress have introduced a bill that would allow victims to take their cases to court.

Delaney for President

Even though the next presidential election is still three years away, there's one candidate already in the race. Maryland Democratic Congressman John Delaney actually made his announcement last summer, and will visit Iowa for the 5th time this weekend. 

Rep. Cheri Bustos

National security was the focus for some members of Congress during a week-long trip to the Middle East. The group, including Cheri Bustos from East Moline and Illinois' 17th District, traveled to Israel and Jordan.

The president's tax returns will be the focus of a march in northern Illinois this weekend. Members of a new citizens group called Voices from the Prairie have chosen the traditional tax deadline day, April 15th, for their event in Princeton.

WVIK News

Young adults need debt relief and help with child care. That was the message Thursday from some young professionals in the Quad Cities to two members of Congress - Dave Loebsack from Iowa's 2nd District and his guest from California, Eric Swalwell. 

Cheri Bustos

Several months after first being mentioned as a possible candidate for governor of Illinois, Cheri Bustos has decided against it. Monday the congresswoman from East Moline and the 17th District said she will run for re-election next year instead.

Retired members of the Teamsters Union have traveled to Washington DC to save their pensions. Several thousand, including a group from the Quad Cities, will hold a rally Thursday to bring attention to the drastic losses they face. 

Former Peoria Republican Congressman Aaron Schock's fall from political grace set in motion an unexpected special election, and that has unexpected consequences for county clerks.

On July 7, primary voters in the 18th Congressional district will get their first crack at choosing who'll represent them in D.C., following Aaron Schock's resignation.

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Congressman Dave Loebsack will visit a Quad Cities manufacturer today to kick off his new, "Made in the USA Tour." This afternoon, he plans to talk with company officials and employees at Sivyer Steel in Bettendorf.