To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Adam Kinzinger

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Adam Kinzinger
Adam Kinzinger - 117th Congress.jpg
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Preceded byDebbie Halvorson
Constituency11th district (2011–2013)
16th district (2013–present)
Personal details
Born
Adam Daniel Kinzinger[1]

(1978-02-27) February 27, 1978 (age 43)
Kankakee, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Sofia Boza-Holman
(m. 2020)
EducationIllinois State University (BA)
WebsiteHouse website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service2003–present
Rank
US Air Force O5 shoulderboard rotated.svg
Lieutenant colonel
Battles/wars

Adam Daniel Kinzinger (/ˈkɪnzɪŋər/; born February 27, 1978) is an American military officer and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district. The district covers eastern Rockford, most of Rockford's suburbs, and a swath of exurban territory around Chicago. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Kinzinger was first elected to Congress in 2010 from the 11th district. His district was largely merged with the 16th after the 2010 census, and Kinzinger transferred to the 16th after defeating its incumbent, Don Manzullo, in the Republican primary.

After the 2020 presidential election, Kinzinger became known for his vocal opposition to Republican President Donald Trump’s false claims of voter fraud and attempts to overturn the results. Kinzinger was one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump for incitement of insurrection in his second impeachment, and was one of only two Republicans to vote to create a select committee to investigate the 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, which he was subsequently appointed to.

Early life, education, and early political career

Adam Kinzinger was born on February 27, 1978, in Kankakee, Illinois, the son of Betty Jo, an elementary school teacher, and Rus Kinzinger, a CEO of faith-based organizations.[2][3][4] After spending part of his youth in Jacksonville, Florida, he was primarily raised in Bloomington, Illinois. He graduated from Normal Community West High School in 1996[5] and earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Illinois State University in 2000.[6]

In 1998, while a student at Illinois State, Kinzinger ran for election as a county board member in McLean County. He won, at age 20, and was one of the youngest serving county board members in McLean County history,[7][8] defeating an incumbent county board member. Kinzinger remained on the board until his resignation in 2003.[9]

Kinzinger worked as an intern for former U.S. Senator Peter Fitzgerald shortly after his graduation from Illinois State, as part of a program offered there.[10]

Military service

Kinzinger piloting a Boeing KC-135 StratoTanker during his service with the United States Air Force.
Kinzinger piloting a Boeing KC-135 StratoTanker during his service with the United States Air Force.

Kinzinger resigned from the McLean County Board in 2003 to join the United States Air Force. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in November 2003 and later awarded his pilot wings. Kinzinger was initially a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot and flew missions in South America, Guam, Iraq and Afghanistan. He later switched to flying the RC-26 surveillance aircraft and was stationed in Iraq twice.[11]

Kinzinger has served in the Air Force Special Operations Command, Air Combat Command, Air Mobility Command, and Wisconsin Air National Guard and was progressively promoted to his current rank of Lieutenant Colonel.[12] As part of his continued service with the Air National Guard, Kinzinger was deployed to the Mexico–United States border in February 2019 as part of efforts to maintain border security.[13]

U.S. House of Representatives

Elections

2010

Kinzinger met Republican U.S. Congressmen Mike Pence, Mark Kirk, and Peter Roskam in January 2009 to discuss a possible run for Congress.[14] Kinzinger decided to run in Illinois' 11th congressional district, held by Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson. He started campaigning full-time in May 2009, when he returned home from his 3rd tour in Iraq. He was endorsed by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Kinzinger won the five-candidate Republican primary on February 2, 2010, with 64% of the vote.[15]

He was endorsed by the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times in the general election. Kinzinger defeated Halvorson 57%–43% on November 2, 2010.[16]

2012

Kinzinger (second from right) at the Halifax International Security Forum.
Kinzinger (second from right) at the Halifax International Security Forum.

During his first term, Kinzinger represented a district that stretched from the outer southern suburbs of Chicago to Bloomington/Normal.

After redistricting, Kinzinger's district was eliminated. Much of its eastern portion, including Kinzinger's home in Channahon, near Joliet, was merged with the Rockford-based 16th District, represented by fellow Republican Don Manzullo, a 67-year-old politician first elected in 1992. Prior to redistricting, Kinzinger had represented 31% of the newly apportioned district, while Manzullo had represented at least 44% of the district. In the March Republican primary, Kinzinger defeated Manzullo, 56%–44%.[17] In the general election, Kinzinger defeated Democrat Wanda Rohl, 62%–38%.[18]

Eric Cantor helped Kinzinger, who was a rising Republican star, topple Manzullo in the Illinois primary.[19]

2014

Kinzinger was targeted by the Club for Growth in 2014.[20] In the Republican primary, he faced David Hale, a nurse and founder of the Rockford Tea Party. Kinzinger won with 78% of the vote.[21][22]

In the general election, Kinzinger faced Democratic nominee Randall Olsen; he won with 71% of the vote.[23][24]

2016

Kinzinger won the March 2016 Republican primary with 100% of the vote.[25] No candidates filed for the Democratic primary for his seat.

Kinzinger announced publicly that he would not support GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on August 3, 2016. "I'm an American before I'm a Republican," he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer, adding that "I'm a Republican because I believe that Republicanism is the best way to defend the United States of America... [Trump] throws all of these Republican principles on their head." Kinzinger noted, however, that he also would not support Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and was mulling other options.[26]

Kinzinger introduced the U.S. House version of the bipartisan bill Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act.[27] The United States Senate version was written in March 2016 by U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Rob Portman.[28] After the 2016 U.S. presidential election, worries grew that Russian propaganda spread and organized by the Russian government swayed the outcome of the election, and representatives in the U.S. Congress took action to safeguard the National security of the United States by advancing legislation to monitor incoming propaganda from external threats.[28][29] On November 30, 2016, legislators approved a measure within the National Defense Authorization Act to ask the U.S. State Department to take action against foreign propaganda through an interagency panel.[28][29] The legislation authorized funding of $160 million over a two-year-period.[28] The initiative was developed through the Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act.[28]

2018

Kinzinger defeated Democratic challenger Sara Dady with 59.1 percent of the vote. After the 2018 midterm elections, which saw all of the Republican congressmen representing the Chicago area defeated, he was left as the only Republican representing a significant part of northern Illinois in Congress.

2020

Kinzinger defeated Democrat Dani Brzozowski in the 2020 election with 65% of the vote.

Tenure

Kinzinger speaking at Hudson Institute.
Kinzinger speaking at Hudson Institute.

In 2010 Kinzinger signed a pledge sponsored by Americans for Prosperity promising to vote against any global warming legislation that would raise taxes.[30]

Kinzinger sponsored the Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013. The legislation, which would make it easier for veterans with emergency medical technician training in the military to get civilian licenses to perform the same job outside of the military, passed the House of Representatives by a voice vote but was not voted upon by the Senate.[31]

On June 5, 2014, Kinzinger introduced a bill (H.R. 4801; 113th Congress) which would require the United States Secretary of Energy to prepare a report on the effects that thermal insulation has on both energy consumption and systems for providing potable water in federal buildings.[32][33] Kinzinger argued that "with the federal government being the single largest consumer of energy in the country, doing our best to maximize the potential savings from improved insulation systems is a commonsense step I think everybody can agree on."[33]

Kinzinger is a member of both the Republican Study Committee and the Republican Main Street Partnership.[34]

Kinzinger visits the Disaster Recovery Center in Marseilles, Illinois.
Kinzinger visits the Disaster Recovery Center in Marseilles, Illinois.

Conservative Review gave Kinzinger's voting record a "Liberty Score" 35%,[35] while the American Conservative Union (ACU) gave Kinzinger a Lifetime Rating of 59.60 out of 100.[36] Kinzinger was ranked as the 40th most bipartisan member of the U.S. House of Representatives during the 114th United States Congress (and the third most bipartisan member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois) in the Bipartisan Index created by The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy that ranks members of the United States Congress by their degree of bipartisanship (by measuring the frequency each member's bills attract co-sponsors from the opposite party and each member's co-sponsorship of bills by members of the opposite party).[37]

Kinzinger voted in favor of the 2017 Republican health care legislation, which would have repealed major parts of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).[38]

Kinzinger voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.[39][40]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Kinzinger faced criticism from some Asian American leaders[41] for blaming China for the pandemic at a time that anti-AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) hate crimes and coronavirus-related discrimination are rising.[42][43][44][45] Kinzinger authored and retweeted many tweets singling out China for blame.[46][47][48][49][50][51] One such tweet was "Daily reminder: You are in your homes because #Chinahidthevirus."[52]

On February 4, 2021, Kinzinger joined 10 other Republican House members voting with all voting Democrats to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of her House Education and Labor Committee, and House Budget Committee assignments in response to controversial political statements she had made.[53]

In March 2021, the Representative was one of 8 Republicans to join the House majority in passing the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.[54]

On April 9, 2021 Kinzinger called for Matt Gaetz to resign while he was being investigated on sex trafficking charges.[55][56]

On May 19, 2021, Kinzinger and 34 other Republican House members in the 117th Congress voted to create a National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Complex, intended to probe the storming of the Capitol. They joined with all 217 Democrats present to vote to establish such a body.[57][58] After the Senate failed to support the national bipartisan commission due to a Republican filibuster, Kinzinger remained committed to the concept.

On July 1, 2021, Kinzinger voiced disdain about sanctions threatened by Republican leadership against Republican lawmakers who would participate in a house committee to investigate the storming of the Capitol.[59][60] On July 25 the same year, Kinzinger accepted Speaker Pelosi's appointment of him to the House Committee on the Jan. 6 Attack.[61][62][63]

During an interview on September 5, 2021 on the CNN State of the Union program, Kinzinger said his party "desperately needs to tell the truth", that if the party pushes lies and conspiracy theories, it does not deserve to win Congressional majorities in the 2022 elections, that if they were "going to be in charge and pushing conspiracy, pushing division, and pushing lies, then the Republican Party should not have the majority", and that it "is a pretty scary place to go in this world if we start using our power as a way to get the outcome that we want" in elections.[64]

Committee assignments

Caucus memberships

Political positions

Domestic issues

Gun law

Kinzinger is in favor of allowing concealed carry of firearms across state lines where concealed carry is legal.[72]

On March 11, 2021, Kinzinger was one of eight Republican House Representatives who voted to pass the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.

Health care

In 2017 he voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).[72]

Economic issues

Kinzinger opposes the Dodd–Frank Act.[72]

Kinzinger has a 94% lifetime rating from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a business-oriented, right-wing advocacy group but only a 49% lifetime rating from the Club for Growth, another conservative group which advocates for tax cuts, lower spending, deregulation, and free trade.[73][74]

International issues

Iran

On Twitter, Kinzinger praised Donald Trump's decision to kill Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, Commander of the Quds Force, the third most powerful person in Iran.[75] Reacting to news of the assassination, Kinzinger tweeted, "Mess with the bull, get the horns. If true, nice call, @realdonaldtrump."[76] He continued Tweeting, saying "killed a man responsible for thousands of deaths in #Syria and elsewhere, including Americans. Let's see how long the #blameAmerica left takes to make him a poor victim."[77]

Immigration

Kinzinger supports penalizing sanctuary cities.[72]

Social issues

Abortion

Kinzinger opposes late term abortion and the use of federal funds for abortion or health coverage that funds abortion.[72]

Cannabis

Kinzinger has a "C-" rating from NORML for his voting history regarding cannabis-related causes. Kinzinger supported veterans having access to medical marijuana if recommended by their Veterans Health Administration doctor if medical marijuana is legal in their states of residence. He opposed a bill to remove marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act.[78][79]

LGBTQ rights

Kinzinger voted against the Equality Act.[80][81]

Kinzinger has an 11% rating from the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ rights advocacy group in the United States.[82]

On February 24, 2021, Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, hung a sign outside of her office reading "There are TWO genders: MALE & FEMALE 'Trust The Science!'" in response to Democratic Rep. Marie Newman, whose office is located directly across from hers and who put a transgender flag outside of her own office in support of the Equality Act. Kinzinger quote tweeted Greene and said, "This is sad and I’m sorry this happened. Rep. Newmans [sic] daughter is transgender, and this video and tweet represents the hate and fame driven politics of self-promotion at all evil costs. This garbage must end, in order to #RestoreOurGOP"[83]

Criticism of Donald Trump

Kinzinger voted in line with President Donald Trump about 90% of the time[8] and voted against Trump's first impeachment,[8][84] but he subsequently became a critic of Trump and made headlines as a rare Republican office holder willing to criticize him.[85][86] In summer 2020, Kinzinger denounced QAnon and other baseless conspiracy theories that gained currency among Republican voters.[8]

After the 2020 presidential election, in which Trump was defeated by Joe Biden, Kinzinger denounced Trump's claims that the election was "stolen" and criticized Trump's attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.[8] In December 2020, after Trump repeated his claims of fraud on Twitter, Kinzinger tweeted that it was time for Trump to delete his Twitter account.[8][87] He also criticized the Texas Republican Party, and called for the firing of its chairman Allen West, when the party floated the idea of secession, after the Supreme Court rejected Texas v. Pennsylvania, a bid by the state of Texas to overturn the presidential election outcome.[88]

On January 7, 2021, the day after the storming of the U.S. Capitol by a violent pro-Trump mob, Kinzinger became the first Republican member of the House to call for Trump's removal from office via the 25th Amendment.[89][90] In a video message, Kinzinger said that Trump had "abdicated his duty to protect the American people and the people's house," and his behavior made it clear that he had become "unmoored" from both his duties as president and "reality itself." He urged Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment, saying that Trump was "unfit" and "unwell."[91] Five days later, Kinzinger announced that he would vote in favor of Trump's second impeachment. He stated that there was "no doubt" that Trump "broke his oath of office and incited this insurrection." He also accused Trump of using the power of his office to launch a direct attack on Congress. He asked, "If these actions–the Article II branch inciting a deadly insurrection against the Article I branch–are not worthy of impeachment, then what is an impeachable offense?"[92] On January 13, he joined nine other Republicans in voting for impeachment.[8][93][94] In response, some Republicans have vowed to support a primary challenge to Kinzinger.[8] Kinzinger received a letter from eleven members of his family asserting he had joined "the devil's army" for publicly turning against Trump. Kinzinger said the family members suffer from "brainwashing" from conservative churches that led them astray.[95]

On May 19, 2021, Kinzinger became one of 35 Republicans who joined all Democrats in voting to approve legislation to establish the formation of a January 6 commission meant to investigate the storming of the U.S. Capitol.[96] He was also one of 2 Republicans who joined all Democrats in voting for a January 6 select committee.[97]

Country First Movement

In early 2021, a few weeks after the 2021 Capitol riot, Kinzinger launched the Country First PAC, as a means to reform the Republican Party and distance itself from far-right conspiracies, including QAnon.[98]

Electoral history

2012

2012 Illinois's 16th congressional district general election[99]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adam Kinzinger 181,789 61.81
Democratic Wanda Rohl 112,301 38.19
Total votes 294,090 100.0

2014

2014 Illinois's 16th congressional district Republican Party primary[100]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adam Kinzinger (incumbent) 56,593 78.44
Republican David J. Hale Jr. 15,558 21.56
Total votes 72,151 100.0
2014 Illinois's 16th congressional district general election[101]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adam Kinzinger (incumbent) 153,388 70.6
Democratic Randall Olsen 63,810 29.4
Total votes 217,198 100.0
Republican hold

2016

2016 Illinois's 16th congressional district Republican Party primary[102]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adam Kinzinger (incumbent) 101,421 100.0
Republican Colin M. McGroarty 2 0.00
Total votes 101,423 100.0
2016 Illinois's 16th congressional district general election[103]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adam Kinzinger (incumbent) 259,722 99.9
Independent John Burchardt (write-in) 131 0.1
Total votes 259,853 100.0
Republican hold

2018

2018 Illinois's 16th congressional district general election[104]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adam Kinzinger (incumbent) 151,254 59.1
Democratic Sara Dady 104,569 40.9
Independent John M. Stassi (write-in) 2 0.0
Total votes 255,825 100.0
Republican hold

2020

2020 Illinois's 16th congressional district general election[105][106]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Adam Kinzinger (incumbent) 218,839 64.71 +5.59%
Democratic Dani Brzozowski 119,313 35.28 -5.60%
Write-in 7 0.00 N/A
Total votes 338,159 100.0
Republican hold

Personal life

The Wisconsin Red Cross named Kinzinger its 2006 "Hero of the Year" for wrestling a knife-wielding man to the ground and disarming him. The man had cut the throat of a woman on a street in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[107] Recalling the event in an interview, Kinzinger said "The whole time it was, to me, kind of a done deal that I was going to get stabbed in the process, but I knew that this wasn't something I could wake up to ... every day with that memory that I watched her die."[108] The woman survived. For this act Kinzinger also received the United States Air Force Airman's Medal and the National Guard's Valley Forge Cross for Heroism.[109]

Kinzinger was ranked 5th on The Hill's 2011 annual "50 Most Beautiful People" list, which ranks anyone who regularly works on Capitol Hill.[110]

Kinzinger was engaged to Air Force Captain Riki Meyers, a fellow pilot, in 2011; they broke their engagement in 2012.[111][112] Kinzinger became engaged to Sofia Boza-Holman, a former aide to John Boehner and aide to Vice President Mike Pence, in June 2019.[113] They were married on February 16, 2020.[114]

References

  1. ^ "Adam Daniel Kinzinger". The Hill. October 25, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2021.
  2. ^ "Kinzinger, Adam". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Archived from the original on January 8, 2021. Retrieved January 8, 2021.
  3. ^ Steinbacher, Michele. "Kinzinger's win no surprise to those around him". pantagraph.com. Archived from the original on December 28, 2017. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  4. ^ "How's it Going? - A Q&A with Illinois' 5 freshman congressmen". chicagotribune.com. June 21, 2011. Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  5. ^ "Wall of Fame". Unit 5. Archived from the original on September 22, 2020. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  6. ^ "Government and Public Service Alumni". Alumni - Illinois State University. Archived from the original on August 26, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  7. ^ "Adam Kinzinger Biography". House.gov. Archived from the original on October 1, 2019. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h Ellen McCarthy, Anti-Trump Republican Adam Kinzinger accepts his fate, whatever it is, Washington Post (January 27, 2021).
  9. ^ "Adam Kinzinger For Illinois 11th — Hero, Patriot". Stop The ACLU. March 3, 2009. Archived from the original on March 6, 2009. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  10. ^ "Department Alumn Congressman Adam Kinzinger Awarded Outstanding Young Alumni Award". Illinois State University. Archived from the original on May 18, 2015. Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  11. ^ Chuck Sweeny (January 10, 2012). "Chuck Sweeny: GOP's Adam Kinzinger got politics bug early – News – Rockford Register Star – Rockford, IL". Rrstar.com. Archived from the original on September 8, 2012. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  12. ^ "Biography". Adam Kinzinger for U.S.Congress. Archived from the original on June 30, 2009. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  13. ^ Madhani, Aamer (February 13, 2019). "U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger and his national guard unit are deployed to U.S.-Mexico border". USA Today. Archived from the original on February 14, 2019. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  14. ^ "Illinois: First GOPer Lines Up to Take On Halvorson : Roll Call Politics". Rollcall.com. January 20, 2009. Archived from the original on January 24, 2009. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  15. ^ "IL District 11-R Primary Race – Feb 02, 2010". Ourcampaigns.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  16. ^ "IL – District 11 Race – Nov 02, 2010". Ourcampaigns.com. Archived from the original on October 26, 2012. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  17. ^ "IL – District 16 – R Primary Race – Mar 20, 2012". Ourcampaigns.com. Archived from the original on June 16, 2012. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  18. ^ "2014 Election Results Senate: Map by State, Live Midterm Voting Updates". Politico.com. Archived from the original on November 7, 2012. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  19. ^ "Congressman hints at racist dark side of GOP". www.thejc.com. April 26, 2012. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  20. ^ Jaffe, Alexandra (February 27, 2013). "Club for Growth targeting 9 'RINO' Republicans for primary challenges – The Hill's Ballot Box". Thehill.com. Archived from the original on February 12, 2015. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  21. ^ Sweeny, Chuck (September 12, 2013). "Chuck Sweeny: Tea Party's David Hale to challenge Adam Kinzinger". Rockford Register Star. Rockford, Illinois. Archived from the original on January 8, 2021. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  22. ^ "Official Illinois State Board of Elections Results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2014. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  23. ^ Misener, Jacob (December 5, 2013). "Democratic challenger emerges in 16th District race". The Daily Leader. Pontiac, Illinois. Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  24. ^ "Illinois General Election 2014". Illinois State Board of Elections. November 4, 2014. Archived from the original on December 15, 2014. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  25. ^ "2016 Illinois primary results, March 15, 2016". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on May 12, 2016. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  26. ^ "GOP congressman says he can't support Trump: 'I'm an American before I'm a Republican'". CNN. August 3, 2016. Archived from the original on August 4, 2016. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  27. ^ Kinzinger, Adam (May 10, 2016), "H.R.5181 - Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act of 2016", Congress.gov, United States Congress, archived from the original on December 20, 2016, retrieved December 9, 2016
  28. ^ a b c d e Timberg, Craig (November 30, 2016), "Effort to combat foreign propaganda advances in Congress", The Washington Post, archived from the original on April 2, 2019, retrieved December 1, 2016
  29. ^ a b Porter, Tom (December 1, 2016), "US House of representatives backs proposal to counter global Russian subversion", International Business Times UK edition, archived from the original on May 20, 2019, retrieved December 1, 2016
  30. ^ "Americans for Prosperity Applauds U.S. House Candidate Adam Kinzinger" (PDF). Americansforprosperity.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 20, 2014. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  31. ^ "H.R. 235 (113th Congress)". Congress.gov. February 13, 2013. Archived from the original on October 1, 2019. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  32. ^ "CBO – H.R. 4801". Congressional Budget Office. June 20, 2014. Archived from the original on July 2, 2014. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
  33. ^ a b LaFreniere, Kelsey (June 11, 2014). "Alliance Vice-Chair Rep. Kinzinger Pushes For Energy Efficiency". Alliance to Save Energy. Archived from the original on August 4, 2014. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
  34. ^ "Members". Republican Mains Street Partnership. Archived from the original on August 26, 2018. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  35. ^ "Liberty Scorecard - Conservative Review". conservativereview.com. Archived from the original on July 21, 2016. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  36. ^ "Federal Legislative Ratings". American Conservative Union. Archived from the original on September 15, 2016. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  37. ^ The Lugar Center - McCourt School Bipartisan Index (PDF), The Lugar Center, March 7, 2016, archived (PDF) from the original on April 12, 2019, retrieved April 30, 2017
  38. ^ Shorey, Gregor Aisch, Sarah Almukhtar, Wilson Andrews, Jeremy Bowers, Nate Cohn, K. k Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, Alicia Parlapiano, Adam Pearce, Nadja Popovich, Kevin Quealy, Rachel; Singhvi, Anjali (May 4, 2017). "How Every Member Voted on the House Health Care Bill". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Archived from the original on May 8, 2017. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  39. ^ Almukhtar, Sarah (December 19, 2017). "How Each House Member Voted on the Tax Bill". The New York Times. Archived from the original on December 27, 2017. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  40. ^ Westermeyer, Paul. "Kinzinger among those favoring new tax bill". Newton Press Mentor. Archived from the original on December 28, 2017. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  41. ^ Kang, Andy (April 10, 2020). "We don't have to prove our 'American-ness'". Chicago Reader. Archived from the original on May 25, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
  42. ^ Phillips, Kristine. "'We just want to be safe': Hate crimes, harassment of Asian Americans rise amid coronavirus pandemic". USA TODAY. Archived from the original on May 22, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
  43. ^ "Hate crimes against Asian Americans rise due to COVID-19". Northwest Asian Weekly. April 30, 2020. Archived from the original on May 28, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
  44. ^ "Covid-19 Fueling Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia Worldwide". Human Rights Watch. May 12, 2020. Archived from the original on May 20, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
  45. ^ "FBI warns of potential surge in hate crimes against Asian Americans amid coronavirus". ABC News. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
  46. ^ @RepKinzinger (April 2, 2020). "While the rest of the world comes together to take action & help stop this global pandemic, the Communist Party of China continues to cover-up its origin & spread conspiracy theories rather than step up & share with the world what they know about the virus" (Tweet). Archived from the original on April 9, 2020. Retrieved April 9, 2020 – via Twitter.
  47. ^ @RepKinzinger (March 20, 2020). "There are many sick Americans today because #Chinahidthevirus" (Tweet). Archived from the original on April 9, 2020. Retrieved April 9, 2020 – via Twitter.
  48. ^ @RepKinzinger (March 19, 2020). "Dec 10: first COVID19 victim Dec 31: Docs post on internet, promptly arrested by China. China orders destruction of samples. Jan 21: First mention by China in China Daily newspaper Jan 31: US travel restrictions For two months, #Chinahidthevirus" (Tweet). Archived from the original on March 19, 2020. Retrieved March 19, 2020 – via Twitter.
  49. ^ @RepKinzinger (March 18, 2020). "Just going to leave this here from January from the WHO, courtesy of China when #Chinahidthevirus" (Tweet). Archived from the original on April 9, 2020. Retrieved April 9, 2020 – via Twitter.
  50. ^ @RepKinzinger (March 18, 2020). "Absolutely. China hid this virus for months and allowed their people to fly with it. China doesn't have a right to be outraged or offended, and they should pay a price" (Tweet). Archived from the original on April 9, 2020. Retrieved April 9, 2020 – via Twitter.
  51. ^ @RepKinzinger (March 15, 2020). "Right now, we need to focus on our people and get through this crisis. When this is over, China must be held accountable for hiding this for so long. Communism fails every time" (Tweet). Archived from the original on April 9, 2020. Retrieved April 9, 2020 – via Twitter.
  52. ^ @RepKinzinger (March 18, 2020). "Daily reminder:  you are in your home now because #Chinahidthevirus" (Tweet). Archived from the original on March 18, 2020. Retrieved March 18, 2020 – via Twitter.
  53. ^ Foran, Clare; Diaz, Daniella; Grayer, Annie. "House votes to remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from committee assignments". CNN. CNN. Retrieved February 5, 2021.
  54. ^ Juliegrace Brufke (March 11, 2021). "The eight Republicans who voted to tighten background checks on guns". The Hill.
  55. ^ Manu Raju, Jeremy Herb and Evan Perez. "First GOP member of Congress calls on Matt Gaetz to resign". CNN. Retrieved April 9, 2021.
  56. ^ "'Matt Gaetz needs to resign,' says GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger". NBC News. Retrieved April 9, 2021.
  57. ^ Roll Call 154 Bill Number: H. R. 3233 117th Congress, 1st Session, United States House of Representatives, May 19, 2021. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  58. ^ How Republicans voted on a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, Washington Post, May 19, 2021. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  59. ^ "Defying McCarthy's Ban". July 2021.
  60. ^ "Kinzinger on McCarthy's Jan. 6 investigation threat: 'Who gives a s---?'".
  61. ^ Finn, Teaganne (July 25, 2021). "Pelosi appoints Republican Rep. Kinzinger to Jan. 6 committee". NBC News. Retrieved July 25, 2021.
  62. ^ Diaz, Daniella; Zanona, Melanie; Pellish, Aaron (July 25, 2021). "Pelosi appoints Kinzinger to 1/6 House select committee". CNN News. Retrieved July 25, 2021.
  63. ^ Pengelly, Martin (July 25, 2021). "Pelosi puts anti-Trump Republican Kinzinger on US Capitol attack panel". The Guardian. Retrieved July 25, 2021.
  64. ^ Cornwell, Susan, (editors: Scott Malone, Sonya Hepinstall), Republicans don't deserve House majority if they push lies -Kinzinger, Reuters, September 5, 2021
  65. ^ a b "Committee Assignments". kinzinger.house.gov. Archived from the original on March 9, 2019. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  66. ^ "Members". House Baltic Caucus. Archived from the original on February 21, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018.
  67. ^ "Members". Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus. Archived from the original on June 12, 2018. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  68. ^ "Our Members". U.S. House of Representatives International Conservation Caucus. Archived from the original on 1 August 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  69. ^ "90 Current Climate Solutions Caucus Members". Citizen´s Climate Lobby. Archived from the original on May 15, 2019. Retrieved November 22, 2018.
  70. ^ Swanson, Ian (October 3, 2015). "Centrists struggle to influence House Republican elections". TheHill. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
  71. ^ "MEMBERS". RMSP. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  72. ^ a b c d e Bycoffe, Aaron (January 30, 2017). "Tracking Adam Kinzinger In The Age Of Trump". FiveThirtyEight. Archived from the original on December 27, 2017. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  73. ^ "How They Voted". U.S. Camber of Commerce. Retrieved February 11, 2021.
  74. ^ "CONGRESSIONAL SCORECARD". Club for Growth. Retrieved February 11, 2021.
  75. ^ Russo, Carla Herreria; Ahmed, Akbar Shahid (January 2, 2020). "Iranian Commander Qassem Soleimani Assassinated By U.S. In Baghdad Airstrike". HuffPost. Archived from the original on January 3, 2020. Retrieved January 3, 2020.
  76. ^ @RepKinzinger (January 2, 2020). "Mess with the bull, get the horns. If true, nice call @realDonaldTrump" (Tweet). Archived from the original on January 3, 2020. Retrieved January 3, 2020 – via Twitter.
  77. ^ @RepKinzinger (January 2, 2020). "killed a man responsible for hundreds of thousands of death in #Syria and elsewhere, including Americans in Iraq. Let's see how long the #blameAmerica left takes to make him look like a poor victim" (Tweet). Archived from the original on January 3, 2020. Retrieved January 3, 2020 – via Twitter.
  78. ^ "Politician Info Adam Kinzinger (R - IL)". NORML Smoke the Vote. NORML. Archived from the original on October 25, 2020. Retrieved December 12, 2020.
  79. ^ "HR 3884 - Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2019 - National Key Vote". VoteSmart.org. Archived from the original on January 8, 2021. Retrieved December 12, 2020.
  80. ^ "House passes Equality Act - Windy City Times News". Windy City Times. May 17, 2019. Archived from the original on January 8, 2021. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  81. ^ "Final Vote Results for Roll Call 217". House of Representatives. Archived from the original on May 17, 2019. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  82. ^ "Rep. Adam Kinzinger". GovTrack. Retrieved February 11, 2021.
  83. ^ "https://twitter.com/repkinzinger/status/1364756256678936576". Twitter. Retrieved August 5, 2021. External link in |title= (help)
  84. ^ "Rep. Kinzinger on Articles of Impeachment Vote". Congressman Adam Kinzinger. December 18, 2019. Archived from the original on December 12, 2020. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  85. ^ Pearson, Rick. "After calling Trump's civil war tweet 'beyond repugnant,' Adam Kinzinger is only GOP rep left off president's Illinois reelection team". chicagotribune.com. Archived from the original on November 6, 2020. Retrieved November 5, 2020.
  86. ^ GOP lawmaker rips Trump after Sessions loss: 'Seems loyalty is expected from you but not granted' Archived July 18, 2020, at the Wayback Machine, Washington Times, July 14, 2020. Retrieved July 15, 2020.
  87. ^ Payne, Adam. "Republican congressman tells Trump to 'delete your account' after he tweeted a 45-minute speech repeating baseless voter-fraud claims". Business Insider. Archived from the original on December 3, 2020. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  88. ^ Vlamis, Kelsey (December 12, 2020). "Republican congressman rips Texas GOP for suggesting secession and says 'my guy Abraham Lincoln and the Union soldiers already told you no'". Business Insider. Archived from the original on December 18, 2020. Retrieved January 4, 2021.
  89. ^ Warren, Michael; Gangel, Jamie; Acosta, Jim (January 7, 2021). "Angry Republican leaders float removing Trump from office". CNN. Archived from the original on January 7, 2021. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  90. ^ Kamisar, Ben; Brown-Kaiser, Liz; Holzberg, Melissa; Demaria, Ed (January 7, 2021). "Over 100 lawmakers are calling for President Trump's removal. Here's who they are". NBC News. Archived from the original on January 7, 2021. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  91. ^ Kathryn Watson (January 7, 2021). "Adam Kinzinger is first GOP congressman calling for invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump". CBS News.
  92. ^ "Congressman Kinzinger Statement on Impeachment". Congressman Adam Kinzinger. January 12, 2021. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  93. ^ Budryk, Zack (January 13, 2021). "Kinzinger says he is 'in total peace' after impeachment vote". TheHill. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  94. ^ "These 10 House Republicans voted to impeach Trump on Wednesday". CNN. January 13, 2021. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  95. ^ Epstein, Reid J. (February 15, 2021). "Adam Kinzinger's Lonely Mission". The New York Times.
  96. ^ LeBlanc, Paul (May 19, 2021). "Here are the 35 House Republicans who voted for the January 6 commission". CNN. Retrieved May 19, 2021.
  97. ^ Williams, Jordan (June 30, 2021). "Cheney, Kinzinger are sole GOP votes for Jan. 6 select committee". TheHill. Retrieved July 22, 2021.
  98. ^ Kane, Paul; Wang, Amy B. (January 31, 2021). "GOP Rep. Kinzinger starts PAC to challenge party's embrace of Trump". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 28, 2021.
  99. ^ "Election Results 2012 GENERAL ELECTION". Illinois State Board of Elections. Retrieved October 30, 2019.[permanent dead link]
  100. ^ "Election Results 2014 GENERAL PRIMARY". Illinois State Board of Elections. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  101. ^ "Illinois General Election 2014". Archived from the original on March 6, 2018.
  102. ^ "Election Results 2016 GENERAL PRIMARY". Illinois State Board of Elections. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  103. ^ "Illinois General Election 2016". Archived from the original on March 27, 2019.
  104. ^ "2018 General Election Official Vote Totals Book".
  105. ^ "Election Results 2020 GENERAL ELECTION". Illinois State Board of Elections. December 4, 2020. Retrieved December 4, 2020.
  106. ^ "Illinois 2020 Election Results". Chicago Sun-Times. November 20, 2020. Retrieved November 20, 2020.
  107. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 7, 2012. Retrieved May 5, 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  108. ^ "Adam Kinzinger saves woman's life/Milwaukee TV report". YouTube. June 22, 2010. Archived from the original on May 12, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2010.
  109. ^ "Kinzinger considers challenging Halvorson in 11th CD". Illinois Review. January 16, 2009. Archived from the original on December 12, 2009. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  110. ^ "50 Most Beautiful People for 2011". The Hill. July 27, 2011. Archived from the original on June 23, 2015. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  111. ^ Goodin, Emily (December 13, 2012). "Rep. Kinzinger's wedding called off". The Hill. Archived from the original on December 11, 2015. Retrieved October 27, 2015.
  112. ^ Skiba, Katherine (December 21, 2011). "Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois gets engaged". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved October 27, 2015.
  113. ^ "You may now Kinzinger the bride". Roll Call. June 28, 2019. Archived from the original on December 18, 2020. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  114. ^ @Maura_Gillespie (February 16, 2020). "It's officially official. Cheers to the newlyweds: Mr. and Mrs. Kinzinger!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

External links

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Debbie Halvorson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 11th congressional district

2011–2013
Succeeded by
Bill Foster
Preceded by
Don Manzullo
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 16th congressional district

2013–present
Incumbent
Party political offices
Preceded by
Charlie Dent
Jo Ann Emerson
Chair of the Tuesday Group
2013–2017
Served alongside: Erik Paulsen (2013–2015), Charlie Dent (2013–2017), Bob Dold (2015–2017)
Succeeded by
Charlie Dent
John Katko
Elise Stefanik
U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded by
Mike Kelly
United States representatives by seniority
145th
Succeeded by
Billy Long
This page was last edited on 6 September 2021, at 14:45
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.