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Bill Foster

“I have been a strong advocate for marriage equality, equal pay for equal work, a woman’s right to choose and access to birth control – all of which are important issues in this election.” Learn more about this candidate.

Congressmen Foster, Roskam on Iran Nuclear Deal, Planned Parenthood Funding, More

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Congressmen Bill Foster, left, and Peter Roskam

Congress reconvenes next Tuesday after a five-week recess, and there are some weighty and urgent matters to attend to, including yet another debt ceiling fiscal cliff. Joining us to share their thoughts on these and other issues are Congressman Bill Foster (D-11th); and Congressman Peter Roskam (R-6th).

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As Republicans gained control of the Senate, there's one Democrat who wasn't unseated: U.S. Rep Bill Foster. He beat Republican challenger State Rep. Darlene Senger in the election with 53 percent of the vote to Senger's 47 percent. He stops by Chicago Tonight to discuss what's ahead for Congress.

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster and Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger are vying to represent the 11th Congressional District. They go head-to-head on Chicago Tonight’s forum.

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We talk with Rep. Brad Schneider and Rep. Bill Foster about Syria, the debt ceiling, immigration reform and more.

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Three newly sworn-in members of Congress from Illinois report on their first month in Washington D.C.

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We hear from some of the winners in last night's Congressional races, heading to Washington to face the gridlock.

Judy Biggert Concedes to Bill Foster

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In a neck-and-neck race, the 11th District Congressional winner is Bill Foster.

11th District

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11th District candidates Congresswoman Judy Biggert and challenger Bill Foster spoke with Phil Ponce live in our studios. Watch the forum here and read our live web chat transcript. After the forum, both candidates answered questions from the media in a press conference. Watch the web extra videos.

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Congresswoman Judy Biggert and challenger Bill Foster face-off live in our studios in our 11th District Congressional forum.

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Congresswoman Judy Biggert and challenger Bill Foster are neck and neck in a race for the 11th District. The newly redrawn district includes areas of Aurora and Joliet likely to vote Democrat. We break down some of the key issues at the forefront of tonight's 11th District forum.