Chris Dargis is a businessman, retired Navy officer, husband and father of three children. He is running to represent the 8th Congressional District, which includes portions of Cook, DuPage, McHenry and Kane counties.

Scott Reeder: Fifteen years ago, the Illinois General Assembly abolished the slaughter of horses. Scott Reeder looks at the law's impact on agriculture and reflects on a recent trip to Iceland, where he dined on the delicacy.