Democrat Lauren Underwood toppled four-term Rep. Randy HultgrenRandall (Randy) Mark HultgrenRecord number of Black women elected to Congress in 2020 Republican challenging freshman Dem rep says he raised 0,000 in 6 days Illinois Dems offer bill to raise SALT deduction cap MORE (R-Ill.) on Tuesday, scoring a victory for Democrats in a suburban Chicago congressional district.
Underwood, a nurse and health policy expert, made her first run for elected office this year. She previously worked as an adviser in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the Obama administration.
She will represent the state's 14th Congressional District, which stretches across Naperville, Aurora, Warrenville and other western Chicago suburbs.
Former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein Obama Chelsea Manning tests positive for COVID-19 The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Tight security for Capitol rally; Biden agenda slows Obama backs Trudeau in Canadian election MORE and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHouse Democrat threatens to vote against party's spending bill if HBCUs don't get more federal aid Overnight Defense & National Security — The Pentagon's deadly mistake Haitians stuck in Texas extend Biden's immigration woes MORE held separate rallies to boost Underwood in the final week of the campaign, and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonAttorney charged in Durham investigation pleads not guilty Attorney indicted on charge of lying to FBI as part of Durham investigation Durham seeking indictment of lawyer with ties to Democrats: reports MORE helped raise money.
Hultgren, 52, has represented Illinois' 14th Congressional District since 2011. He comfortably won reelection until this year.
President TrumpDonald TrumpOvernight Defense & National Security — The Pentagon's deadly mistake Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by Climate Power — Interior returns BLM HQ to Washington France pulls ambassadors to US, Australia in protest of submarine deal MORE tweeted his endorsement of Hultgren on Election Day.