Lauren Underwood

Rep. Lauren Underwood’s Sycamore office holds grand opening

The grand opening was held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 24, at 407 West State St. Despite the cold rainy weather, 110 individuals of all ages showed up to offer their support for Underwood and struggled to pack into the tight office hallways. Upon arrival, employees greeted people at the...
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Daily Herald

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood's fundraising again tops rivals' in 14th District

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood's fundraising prowess continues to dramatically outpace her Republican challengers' in Illinois' 14th Congressional District, records show. Underwood, a Naperville Democrat seeking her third term in the U.S. House, collected nearly $765,168 in donations during the first three months of the year -- far more than the five Republicans running for their party's nomination in the June 28 primary.
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Congresswoman Lauren Underwood to hold town hall meetings

Democratic 14th District Congresswoman Lauren Underwood is holding three town hall meetings in April. The town halls are a chance for residents of the 14th District to share their opinions and concerns. Underwood will also update attendees on her work in Washington. Doors open at all three town hall meetings...
Daily Herald

Five 14th Congressional District candidates -- including U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood -- facing petition challenges

Five of the seven candidates running for Illinois' 14th Congressional District seat -- including Democratic incumbent Lauren Underwood of Naperville -- are facing petition objections that could cost them spots on the June 28 primary ballot. In addition to Underwood's, the petitions of Republicans Scott Gryder of Oswego, Mike Koolidge...

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood Tests Positive for COVID-19

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood announced on Friday that she tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from an official trip overseas. Underwood says in a statement that she is experiencing mild symptoms and is grateful to have protection from a vaccine and booster shot. Underwood says she'll be following CDC guidelines and...
Daily Herald

'We are the most prepared we've ever been': Rep. Lauren Underwood has big fundraising lead in 14th District

Democratic U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood of Naperville has a commanding advantage over her Republican challengers when it comes to campaign fundraising, new documents show. Underwood, who's seeking a third term representing the 14th District, collected about $752,064 in campaign contributions in the last quarter of 2021 and finished the year with nearly $2.1 million saved for the battle ahead, her year-end financial report showed.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Lauren Underwood push to have breastfeeding-related expenses included in FEMA disaster reimbursements

The "Delivering Essentials to Mothers Amid Natural Disasters" (DEMAND) act, introduced by Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Western Suburbs) and Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois), aims to highlight the unique impacts extreme weather and emergency events have on mothers and babies. The bipartisan legislation would add breastfeeding pumps and lactation support services to the list of eligible expenses for emergency assistance.

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood visits Ottawa to gather signatures

U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood, a Democrat from Naperville, visited Ottawa on Sunday to gather signatures to secure her position on the upcoming ballot for the 14th Congressional District, which includes parts of La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties. She has been successful in creating bipartisan legislation signed into law under...

What to do Adam Kinznger? Run against Lauren Underwood

What is Adam Kinzinger going to do? What should he do? Friends ask me. His options aren’t good, yet I have a path forward for Kinzinger. First, some background. Kinzinger is the typically conservative, four-term Republican congressman from the edge of the Chicago suburbs, who has been dissing Donald Trump since even prior to the January 6 confrontation at the U.S. Capitol.

Rep. Lauren Underwood yet to accelerate spending to previous level

This election cycle is not even a year in, but there are some noticeable changes in the overall expenditures of Rep. Lauren Underwood. Underwood, a Democratic representative, spent $743,899 from Jan. 1, 2021, to June 30, 2021, for the upcoming election cycle. In the previous cycle, she spent more than $7.36 million, according to the Federal Election Commission.
Washington Times

Conservative radio host Michael Koolidge enters race to oust Rep. Lauren Underwood in Illinois

Illinois radio host Michael Koolidge signed off on his final show last week to run for Congress in the suburban Chicago district held by Democratic Rep. Lauren Underwood. Mr. Koolidge, a Republican, launched his campaign Monday saying that voters in the Democrat-leaning 14th Congressional District and across the country had soured on Democratic rule in Washington.
Quad Cities Onlines

Conservative radio host Michael Koolidge seeks to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood

Conservative radio host Michael Koolidge seeks to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood. Conservative syndicated radio talk show host Michael Koolidge said Monday he will seek the Republican nomination for Congress in the state’s new west and southwest suburban 14th Congressional District and the right to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood.

Illinois Representative Lauren Underwood Having Surgery

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta,FILE) Illinois Congresswoman Lauren Underwood is expected to undergo surgery at the University of Chicago Hospital. The lawmaker from west suburban Naperville is scheduled to have uterine fibroids removed sometime today. Underwood’s spokesperson says the congressperson will recover in Illinois for several weeks while she continues to represent the 14th Congressional District.