McHenry County Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature State GOP Chairman

February 18th is the McHenry County Republican Central Committee’s Lincoln Day Dinner. There will be two speakers this year, Illinois Republican State Chairman Pat Brady and Congressman Randy Hultgren. There is a cryptic note at the bottom of the invitation … Continue reading

Hultgren Issues Bi-Partisan Press Release on Highway Funding

A press release from Congressman Randy Hultgren: Kirk, Lipinski, Hultgren Call for Extension of Surface Transportation Legislation Longer-term bipartisan bill could mobilize $100 billion in new public-private partnerships Chicago, IL – In a show of bipartisan, bi-cameral unity United States … Continue reading

Heritage Ranks Joe Walsh Number One, Plus Rank for All Other Illinois Congress Folk

Heritage Action for America, which I take to be the political action committee of the Heritage Foundation, has ranked Congressmen for the first time. Below you see some for Illinois: 93% – Joe Walsh 81% – Don Manzullo 73% – … Continue reading

Illinois GOP Congressmen Urge Obama to Abandon Move of Terrorists to Northwest Illinois

This press release explains the effort to keep Gitmo prisoners from being moved to the Thomson, Illinois, maximum security prison that Illinois hopes to sell to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The Washington representatives associated with it are U.S. Senator … Continue reading

Citizens Pack MCC Auditorium to Interact with Mark Kirk, Don Manzullo and Joe Walsh – Part 3

Previously, McHenry County Blog has reported on the opening remarks of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk and Congressmen Don Manzullo and Joe Walsh.  Next came Part 2 in which American Enterprise Resident Scholar Andrew Biggs told how other countries had dug … Continue reading

Citizens Pack MCC Auditorium to Interact with Mark Kirk, Don Manzullo and Joe Walsh – Part 2

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog told of the opening statements of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk and Congressmen Don Manzullo and Joe Walsh.  Today we start with Dr. Andrew Biggs of the American Enterprise Institute and the first of the one-hour question … Continue reading

Citizens Pack MCC Auditorium to Interact with Mark Kirk, Don Manzullo and Joe Walsh – Part 1

Three of Illinois congressmen came to Crystal Lake Saturday afternoon to communicate with constituents. It was in no way a one-way affair. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, Congressmen Don Manzullo and Joe Walsh, plus American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar Andrew Biggs … Continue reading

Congressional Threefer Town Hall Meeting Coming to Crystal Lake Saturday

Republicans congressmen are certainly doing their best to bond with local residents as Democratic Party-controlled legislative reapportionment looms. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, who is featured at the Lincoln Day Dinner February 19th in Crystal Lake, will join 16th District U.S. … Continue reading

Mark Kirk to Speak at McHenry County’s Lincoln Day Dinner

The invitations are out and the spring effort to raise money for the local Republican Party will be headlined by newly-elected U.S. Senator Mark Kirk. The event will be held at Crystal Lake’s D’Andrea’s at the southeast intersection of Routes … Continue reading