18th District Congressman Aaron Schock

State News
2:54 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Clerks work to comply with voting law before Schock primary

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.

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:34 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Former Rep Schock spending still raising questions

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.

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State News
1:20 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

Schock donor sues ex-US congressman seeking reimbursement

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.

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Peoria Public Radio News
11:58 am
Wed April 15, 2015

18th Congressional Dist Special Election Set

Credit APGov

  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.

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State News
3:48 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Author of "Corrupt Illinois" books talks about Schock

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

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:25 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

LaHood makes his candidacy official

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

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Peoria Public Radio News
10:31 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Schock under investigation

The Justice Department is formally investigating US Representative Aaron Schock. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:47 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

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

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:

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:42 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Schock reimbursed costs for lavish office decor

  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."

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Peoria Public Radio News
6:37 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Schock hires lawyers, PR experts after expense questions

Credit 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.

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