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Congressman delivers townhall at NIU

Ali Combs

April 21, 2013

Adam Kinzinger, U.S. Representative for the 16th District in Illinois, put himself in the hot seat at a town hall style meeting at the Holmes Student Center Saturday. Kinzinger responded to questions about taxation, gun control and student issues. Kinzinger has been a representative in the U.S. Congres...

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Letter writer

February 22, 2011

I am disappointed with the recent Northern Star "fluff" interview with our new Republican Congressman Randy Hultgren. This is a fellow who wishes to abolish the U.S. Department of Education and cut the EPA, opposes regulation of the big banks, voted against health care reform while receiving generous f...

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Jessica Sabbah

February 10, 2011

This is the final installment of a five-part series in which the Northern Star interviews Congressman Randy Hultgren, who took office this January. Northern Star: How much time do you spend in Illinois vs. DC? What is it like living in DC? Randy Hultgren: The good thing is that it's still the majorit...

Letter to the Editor: Vote Hultgren on Nov. 2

Letter Writer

October 27, 2010

I am a young small businessman, a multi-tour Iraq veteran, a brand new father and a commuting NIU student. I pay close attention to our elected leaders and the votes they take, and I have been getting very frustrated with Congressman Bill Foster. While in Iraq I e-mailed him several times. He is on the Ho...

Endorsements: Bill Foster for the 14th District

Editorial Board

October 19, 2010

The Northern Star Editorial Board endorses Bill Foster as U.S. Congressman of the 14th District of Ill. Although his opponent Randy Hultgren is also a strong candidate, we feel that Foster has already accomplished a lot in the district since being first elected in 2008. With another term, Foster can con...