Rep. Bill Foster was first elected to Congress in 2008 as the representative of Illinois’ 14th Congressional District. Since 2012, Rep. Foster has represented Illinois’ newly established 11th Congressional District. Prior to serving in the House, the Congressman was a well respected research physicist and a successful businessman. Throughout his time in Congress, Rep. Foster has been a passionate advocate of pro-Israel, pro-peace initiatives. Rep. Foster believes in a strong alliance between the US and Israel and understands that a two-state solution is in the best interest of all parties.