Politics Mar 20

DOJ opens investigation into Rep. Aaron Schock’s finances

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is investigating the congressional expenses and business dealings of Rep. Aaron Schock, and FBI agents have begun issuing subpoenas to potential witnesses, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Friday.

Politics Mar 18

LaHood, ex-congressman’s son, to vie for Schock’s seat

The son of former White House cabinet member Ray LaHood emerged as the leading contender Wednesday to replace U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, as two other potential candidates abandoned thoughts of seeking the seat that is coming open after a spending…