Reapportionment Scenario to Pit Manzullo Against Walsh, the Winner to Face Franks

Illinois Review had comments under an article by former State Senator Mark Rhoads Saturday suggesting that Metro East Congressman John Shimkus (R) would be put in the same district with Democrat Jerry Costello. Commenter “The Oncoming Storm” disagrees with emphasis … Continue reading

New York Times Statistician Sets Odds on Illinois Congressional Districts, Sees Two District Pickup for GOP

Here’s a map with a link to all 435 congressional districts. Click on a district and you will see what odds statistician Nate Silver gives each candidate for victory. Let’s look at those in Northern and Central Illinois. McHenry County … Continue reading

TEA Party Provides Candidate Forum in Lena, Don Manzullo Calls for Pullout from UN

Never heard of Lena? It’s the start of scenic Lena-Galena Road to, well, Galena. It’s in Stephenson County. What used to be called the Freeport Journal-Standard reported on the affair attended by 150 people. The sheriff’s race features a Republican … Continue reading

Manzullo Blast Pentagon for Weakening U.S. Defense Industry

The following press release has been received from 16th District Congressman Don Manzullo: Manzullo: Pentagon Continues to Send American Jobs Overseas, Weaken U.S. Defense Industrial Base [WASHINGTON]  Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL) today said the Pentagon has again flouted the Buy American … Continue reading

McHenry County Constituent Meetings for Manzullo Friday

16th District Congressman Don Manzullo is coming to town Friday and invites constituents and others to public meetings. Perhaps Congresswoman Melissa Bean will hold similar meetings. Perhaps not. She hasn’t held an open meeting in McHenry County since before last … Continue reading