Congressional Candidates Court McHenry County Pro-Lifers

The annual Pro-Life Pig Roast was held at Irene Napier’s Valley View Road farm northeast of Crystal Lake Sunday and there were candidates galore. With Governor Pat Quinn’s having just signed the Democrats’ reapportionment bill for for congressional districts, the … Continue reading

2010 Family PAC Cruise – Part 1

It was August 10th and we were off to the annual Family PAC cruise. As usual, I took pictures of Kennedy Expressway traffic and CTA trains. And, once in Chicago, skyscrapers. Pretty amazing the shots one can get from a … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Lake County Sheriff and State’s Attorney Endorse Maria Rodriguez for Congress

It’s tough to find something that is newsworthy at the end of a campaign, but I think Long Grove Village President Maria Rodriguez has managed to do it. She announces today the endorsements of the top two law enforcement officials … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Joe Walsh Announces Supporters, Endorsements

The following press release from congressional candidate Joe Walsh is presented for your information: Lake Zurich, IL, January 12, 2010. Joe Walsh Candidate for Congress in the IL  8th District is announcing support and endorsements. Walsh continues to receive endorsements … Continue reading

Northwest Herald Endorses Maria Rodriguez for Congress Against Melissa Bean

It the Northwest Herald gets its way, Maria Rodriguez will face off against 8th District Congresswoman At least that’s what a press release (complete with link to the editorial) from Rodriguez tells me. I don’t make a practice of reading … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Eagle Forum Endorses Maria Rodriguez

The following press release has been received from 8th District Republican congressional candidate Maria Rodriguez: Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Forum Endorses Maria LONG GROVE, IL, January 4 – Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Forum has endorsed Maria Rodriguez to be the next U.S. … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Maria Rodriguez Rally Tuesday

My computer problems have been my excuse for basically ignoring the 8th congressional district’s Republican primary election. It’s time to start paying attention to what the candidates are saying with the election just five weeks away. Here’s an invitation from … Continue reading

Illinois Family Institute Releases Candidate Rankings on 8th Congressional District

The group that made robo-calls on behalf of the successful fight ban on video poker in unincorporated McHenry County to county board members has released its rankings. They are not endorsements. They are lists of how people either responded to … Continue reading

7 PM 8th Congressional District Candidate’s Night Friday at MCC

If you are not satisfied with the representation of Democrat Melissa Bean in the 8th Congressional District, you might was to head on over to McHenry County College’s Conference Center tonight at 7. All six of the GOP primary opponents … Continue reading

Bean Opponent Schedules Saturday Town Hall in Lake Villa

A press release from 8th Congressional GOP candidate Maria Rodriguez: 8th Congressional candidate, Maria Rodriguez to host a Town Hall meeting. LAKE COUNTY, IL – Maria Rodriguez, candidate for the 8th Congressional District will host a Town Hall Meeting on … Continue reading

Melissa Bean Garners Female Republican Opponent – Long Grove Village President Maria Rodriguez

Below is the press release from Maria Rodriguez, the latest candidate to announce for the Republican  nomination in the 8th congressional district. She is the two-term president of the Village of Long Grove. My wife shopped there with her mother … Continue reading

Daily Herald Reports Long Grove Village President Maria Rodriguez Considering Taking on Melissa Bean

I have long thought that the only way to beat 8th District Democratic Party Congresswoman Melissa Bean was with a woman. That’s one reason I supported Kathy Salvi in her 2006 attempt to win the Republican primary election. She lost … Continue reading