18th District Congressman Aaron Schock

County clerks in the congressional district of former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock say they're scrambling to comply with a new Illinois voting law ahead of a primary election vote to replace him.

A new report shows former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's campaign spent big on donor gifts and travel in the months before he resigned amid questions about his spending. According to Schock's latest report to the Federal Election Commission, there was $3.2 million in his campaign treasury on March 31, the day the Illinois Republican left office. In the first three months of this year, the campaign spent more than $3,100 for Tiffany & Co.

A Chicago lawyer who donated $500 to former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's campaign is suing for reimbursement following his resignation in March amid accusations of fraud and improper enrichment.


  The dates have been set in the special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock. A federal judge in Chicago signed a consent decree Tuesday scheduling a July 7 primary and a Sept. 10 general election. Schock resigned his seat representing Illinois' 18th Congressional District last month amid questions about his office expenses and campaign spending. The Justice Department is investigating the Peoria Republican and a grand jury has begun hearing testimony about the matter. Candidates may begin filing nominating papers for the office Wednesday. GOP state Sen.

Tuesday is Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock’s final day in office.  He resigned amid accusations he misspent taxpayer money.  

LaHood makes his candidacy official

Mar 30, 2015

Illinois State Senator Darin LaHood made his candidacy official today/Monday for the 18th Congressional District seat being vacated Tuesday by Aaron Schock.

The Justice Department is formally investigating US Representative Aaron Schock. 

Schock Resigns: "I do this with a heavy heart"

Mar 17, 2015

U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock says he’s resigning March 31st following weeks of intense press scrutiny. The news comes after questions surrounding Schock’s travel expenses and relationships with donors:

  The Associated Press has learned that Illinois Republican Rep. Aaron Schock has personally reimbursed the government $40,000 for renovations to his congressional office. It was modeled after the TV show "Downton Abbey."

Seth Perlman / Associated Press

Peoria Congressman Aaron Schock has hired top lawyers and public relations experts in the wake of recent questions surrounding his travel and entertainment expenses.

Peoria Congressman Aaron Schock spent taxpayer and campaign funds on private planes to fly around the country on aircraft owned by some of his donors.

According to the Justice Department, 300,000 children in the United States are at risk of becoming victims of human trafficking. These victims could subjected to forced labor, domestic servitude or sexual exploitation. 

222 Detweiller Drive For Sale

Feb 6, 2015

The property where Congressman Aaron Schock’s renting in the 18th District is for sale as a foreclosure.

AP / File

Congressman Aaron Schock says he will pay for the redesign of his office. The Peoria Republican's new digs received a lot of attention after a Washington Post article said it was modeled after the TV show "Downton Abbey".

Central Illinois will have a voice in choosing public safety officers for a prestigious national award.

Congressman Aaron Schock introduced legislation that boosts competitive grant funding for full-service community schools. Schock is a co-sponsor of the Full-Service Community Schools Act. 

A new audit shows nearly 900 veterans have requested appointments at Illinois' Veterans Administration hospitals in the past decade but not received them. The Veterans Affairs Department released findings Monday of a national audit on quality of care and wait times.

Schock on the State of the Union

Jan 29, 2014

18th District Congressman Aaron Schock says he liked the President’s comments on tax reform.