Ban gay adoptions in DC.

More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty.

Restrict bankruptcy rules.

The rail service is important for my district.

Tax reform and expanded trade are going to be so important to the economy of Illinois, particularly the 11th Congressional District, which is a major manufacturing and a major agricultural district.

Make it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime.

Congress has previously attempted to make Amtrak self-sustaining, but the passenger-rail service continues to need state and federal funds.

We need military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism.

Amtrak could break from some dependence on federal funds by adding freight cars or operating high-speed lines from Chicago to St.