Shimkus Announces Reelection Bid

Republican U.S. Rep. John Shimkus is running for a tenth term in 2014.

His campaign office says Shimkus plans to make a stop at the Harris-Pruett Building in Harrisburg Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. to announce his plans. He represents Illinois' 15th Congressional District and has been in office since 1997.

Eric Thorsland of Mahomet and anti-abortion activist Angela Michael of Highland have announced runs on the Democratic ticket.

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