Kinzinger Draws Broad GOP Support For IL-11 Bid
Illinois Republican Adam Kinzinger is one of several Republicans challenging first-term Democratic Rep. Debbie Halvorson. But his financial support from members of Congress inside and outside Illinois rate him as the favorite in the February 2010 primary.
Kinzinger, an Iraq War veteran, filed a campaign report with the Federal Election Commission Tuesday that said he raised $112,000 in this year’s second quarter, including $20,000 from political committees.
Minority Whip Eric Cantor of Virginia gave $5,000 to Kinzinger from his leadership PAC, Every Republican Is Crucial (ERIC) PAC. Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, the representative from the Peoria-based 18th District, gave $5,000 from his leadership organization, Generation Y Fund.