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

Democrats Mail 2nd Hit Piece Against Mark Kirk

Not a bad piece, but it came the same day as the first one. It, like the other one, was mailed by the Lake County Democratic Central Committee. Apparently it went statewide. This one has a Time Magazine-time cover. “Our … Continue reading

Lake County Democrats Hit Kirk on Behalf Libertarian Mike Labno

Something called “Illinois Victory, a Project of the Lake County Democratic Party,” financed two mailings pointing people toward Libertarian Mike Labno. Here is the address side: Here’s the outside of the mailing: Inside this is what one sees (click to … Continue reading

Mark Kirk in Crystal Lake Friday Morning, Headquatrers Open House Friday Night

Congressman Mark Kirk will be attending greeting Republican Party faithful and the public this Friday morning at Republican Campaign Headquarters next to the Pontiac-GMC dealer on Route 14 in Crystal Lake from 7:30 and 8:45 AM. “Is the public invited?” … Continue reading