Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson

Tom Kacich: Johnson raised millions during career

The web site OpenSecrets.org has an interesting analysis of the career fundraising by retired U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson, R-Urbana, and other recent congressional retirees.

Johnson frustrated at lack of 'fiscal cliff' progress

URBANA — Four days from the end of his 42-year political career, U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson said Sunday he had never been so frustrated as over Congress' seeming failure to resolve the "fiscal cliff" issue.

Johnson thinks he's cast his final vote

URBANA — Retiring U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson, R-Urbana, said Thursday that he believes he has cast his last vote as a congressman.

He doesn't think he'll be going back to the Capitol to vote on a plan to avert the "fiscal cliff."

Carolers urge Johnson to take a stance on fiscal cliff

Traditional holiday music had a political twist to it on Thursday at a local Congressman's office as lawmakers in Washington continue to try and reach a deal on the fiscal cliff.

Johnson, Cultra make post-politics plans

Updated 7:40 p.m. Monday.

CHAMPAIGN — When his retirement from Congress becomes official next month, Tim Johnson plans to affiliate with the law firm of Frederick W. Nessler of Springfield, and to teach part-time at Illinois State University.

Tom Kacich: Johnson sees temporary solution for fiscal cliff

Retiring U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson agrees with his successor that the outgoing Congress is unlikely to pass a permanent solution to the so-called "fiscal cliff" tax and budget issues.

Like Congressman-elect Rodney Davis, the Urbana Republican said he is disappointed with the continuing gridlock in Washington.

13th Congressional candidates square off in final debate

13th Congressional candidates square off in final debate: Play now!

    With just a few days left before next week's election, the three candidates in the new 13th Congressional District debated for the final time on Thursday night  Each one tried to make a case to voters as to why he is the right candidate to represent them in Washington.  Michael Kiser reports.

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13th Congressional candidates bring varying views

13th Congressional candidates bring varying views: Play now!

We continue our coverage leading up to Election Day with another look at the race in the new 13th Congressional District, between three candidates who have never held elected office before.  Michael Kiser reports.

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13th Congressional race is hotly contested

13th Congressional race is hotly contested: Play now!

    There is now less than a week to go before voters head to the polls for the November General Election, and today we continue our coverage leading up to that day with a look at the new 13th Congressional District, between three candidates who have never held elected office before.  Michael Kiser reports.

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13th Congressional Candidate John Hartman

13th Congressional Candidate John Hartman: Play now!

Our Michael Kiser sat down with 13th Congressional candidate John Hartman to talk about issues surrounding the campaign.

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