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WGN9: Rep. Adam Kinzinger: A politician without a party

“He won.”

Those two words are not the sound of surrender, but a reflection of Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s current reality.  The first chapters in the Kinzinger vs. Trump feud are written and they end with the congressman preparing to leave Washington, D.C. at the end of this term and the former president under siege but not out of the arena.


WOOD-TV: Kinzinger: Vote for ‘pro-democracy Republicans’ in Michigan

With Michigan’s Republican primary five days away, one of the ten Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump is leading an effort in Michigan encouraging people to vote for “pro-democracy Republicans.”


POLITICO: 'It's disgusting': Kinzinger slams Dems backing election-deniers in GOP primaries

Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Tuesday called Democratic efforts to bolster election-denying candidates in Republican primaries “disgusting,” accusing Democrats of taking too lightly the threat Kinzinger said those candidates pose to U.S. democracy.


The Independent: Kinzinger tells GOP voters ‘you are being abused’ by leaders who know election wasn’t stolen

Congressman Adam Kinzinger pleaded with voters in his party on Sunday to stop letting leaders of the GOP use them for money while pushing false claims about the 2020 election.


Washington Post: The Education of Adam Kinzinger

Adam Kinzinger remembers what it was like to be the cool kid, the youngest star of the conservative revolution in 2010.

“I was one of his favorites early on,” the Illinois Republican recalled.


The Chicago Sun Times: 6 takeaways from Jan. 6 hearing: Kinzinger said Trump ‘did not fail to act ... he chose not to act’

“The mob,” said Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., presiding over parts of Thursday’s prime time Jan. 6 committee hearing, “was accomplishing President Trump’s purpose. So of course he didn’t intervene.”


The New York Times: In Boebert’s District, as Elsewhere, Democrats Surge Into G.O.P. Primary

Claudia Cunningham had never voted for a Republican in her life. She swore she couldn’t or her father would roll over in his grave. But ahead of the Colorado primary on Tuesday, she did the once-unthinkable: registered as unaffiliated so that she could vote in the G.O.P. primary against her congresswoman, Lauren Boebert.


The Chicago Sun Times: How it happened: Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s path to the Jan. 6 committee

Rep. Adam Kinzinger started his congressional career in 2011 pretty much as a party line GOP conservative from a district outside of Chicago rarely in the big city news.


Washington Examiner: Kinzinger says he 'made the difference' in Cawthorn's primary defeat

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) took credit for the recent primary defeat of Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), calling his loss a “huge badge of honor” and noting his efforts to oppose Cawthorn likely “made the difference” in ensuring his defeat.


Politico: Madison Cawthorn sees the handiwork of Adam Kinzinger in his GOP primary loss. And Kinzinger is ready to take credit.

That's a 'zinger: Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) and his allies, looking back at the polarizing conservative's primary loss to GOP nominee Chuck Edwards last month, are pointing fingers at Rep. Adam Kinzinger's (R-Ill.) PAC. And the retiring Kinzinger is more than happy to take credit for Cawthorn's demise.