Jerry Weller

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Jerry Weller is an Illinois Republican, who represents the 11th District in Congress. He was first elected to this seat in 1994, and before that he served six years in the Illinois State House of Representatives. Weller is the Deputy Majority Whip, and he serves on the Ways and Means Committee and the House International Relations Committee (Western Hemisphere). Weller announced that he would retire at the end of the 2008 session.


Voting Record

  • Weller was one of the key votes in favor of CAFTA.

Personal Life

Campaign Contributors

  • Weller has received contributions from an incredible rogue's gallery. He took cash from Jack Abramoff, Brent Wilkes (a friend of corrupt ex-Congressman Randy Cunningham), and from Tom DeLay's ARMPAC.


  • One of Weller's aides pushed reporters down a staircase. (Source:, Sept. 21, 2007)

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