U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation comes just over two years after Jesse Jackson, Jr. left Congress and was charged with improper use of campaign money. But similarities between the two may be less about their cases and more about their personalities.
Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock again was forced to defend his travel and spending habits after a report that he spent more than $10,000 of taxpayer money to have staff accompany him on a trip to New York City.
The House Ethics Committee says it will continue an investigation into U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock over allegations the Illinois Republican sought donations of more than $5,000 per donor to a super political action committee.
Republican primary voters might see a long list of candidates next year for Illinois governor. But ask each one what the ideal GOP candidate looks like, and you’re likely to get very different answers.