Cronin not running for Congress
The Chicago Tribune reports that state Sen. Dan Cronin (R) won't run for veteran lawmaker Rep. Henry Hyde's seat, should Hyde decide not to run for re-election in 2006. From the Tribune:
Cronin, who has four young children, said the timing in his family life was not right to consider an office that would require an extended amount of time in Washington.
"I can't in good conscience go to Washington and give up my role as a husband and a father," Cronin said.