A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Roskam, Full Oversight Subcommittee Stand Up for IRS Abuse Victims Washington, D.C. — Today, Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) and Ranking Member John Lewis (D-GA) led all members of … Continue reading
Some will find this hard to believe, but a real, live person called me Wednesday night. It was a man volunteering for Jay Kinzler. He made his pitch, even letting me know he was reading from a script at one … Continue reading
Continuing his attack on the Internal Revenue Service, Congressman Peter Roskam points out that he was one of the point men when the IRS targeted conservative and Tea Party organizations. … Continue reading
6th Congressional District challenger Jay Kinzler has sent his second mailing to Republicans. On the address side, he quotes the “Conservative Review” as giving incumbent Peter Roskam an “F” rating. He calls Roskam “a 21-year career politician. The back is … Continue reading
Cary Candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman Chris Covelli mailed me his precinct letter. It is reproduced below. Do you have something political you would like to share? Email it to [email protected] or mail it to 275 Meridian St., Crystal Lake, … Continue reading
A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: President Obama Signs Law, Immediately Announces Intent to Ignore It Washington, D.C. — Yesterday evening, President Obama signed into law the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. U.S. Representative Peter J. Roskam … Continue reading
No rest for candidates with primary opponents apparently. Congressman Peter Roskam is holding a telephone Town Hall Meeting tonight. I was too busy writing articles to take part. … Continue reading
Most press releases from Congressmen talk of their introduction of a bill or their voting for a bill. This is different. It’s about a bill that’s going to be signed by President Barack Obama. Apparently the U.S. House has ceremonies … Continue reading
Incumbent Congressman Peter Roskam was endorsed over challenger Jay Kinzler by the Daily Herald. The Daily Herald has a bigger footprint in the 6th Congressional District than any other publication. … Continue reading
Last weekend was literature distribution day at the Crystal Lake Headquarters of the McHenry County Republican Party. This Saturday, Congressman Peter Roskam held a Meet & Greet at which too few constituents were interested in having face time. Also attending was … Continue reading
Saturday when I went to the mailbox I was wondering if it were really correct that I lived in a non-combative zone this election. No state senate or state rep. race. But my mail this week tells me I have … Continue reading
The Illinois Right to Life PAC has issued its endorsements. Here they are for our area: 6th District Congress – Peter Roskam (over Republican opponent) 14th District Congress – Randy Hultgren (unopposed Republican incumbent) 14th District Congress – John J. … Continue reading
With a contested Primary Election, Congressman Peter Roskam is ramping up his voter contact. He has had a Telephone Town Hall Meeting within the last week, for instance. Saturday at 2 PM, Roskam is scheduled to be at the McHenry … Continue reading
A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Roskam Statement on President Obama’s Failure To Submit ISIS Strategy to Congress Wheaton, IL — Last November, President Barack Obama signed into law the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. The law required him to … Continue reading
A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam:
Roskam Statement on the Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia
Wheaton, IL —U.S. Representative Peter J. Roskam released the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia:
“Today we mourn the passing of one of the greatest justices in the history of our Supreme Court.
“During Scalia’s three decades on the bench, he defended our Constitution and protected our freedoms with fervor and brilliance.
“There will be a time to discuss the policy and political implications.
“Now is not that time.
“My prayers are with Mrs. Scalia and their family.”
Here’s the invitation for the Saturday, Feb. 20th, event: When Illinois’ Congressional District lines were redrawn, 75% of the 6th District was brand new to us. We’ve worked hard to get to know new constituents all over the District, but … Continue reading
A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Roskam Statement on Former State Senate Colleague’s Homecoming Speech Washington, D.C. — Today, President and former state Senator Barack Obama returned to Springfield to address the Illinois legislature. U.S. Representative Peter J. Roskam … Continue reading
The election must be near. Not only did Joe Gottemoller send out a robo-call tonight, but Congressman Peter Roskam has a telephone town hall meeting featuring “pro-family and pro-life issues.” I didn’t hang on. Too much blog work to do. … Continue reading
Because of where it is being held, the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee is requiring those attending its next fundraiser to be invited. Such invitations to the $35 Savour Art Gallery in Algonquin may be obtained by emailing Christina Myers … Continue reading
A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Roskam Takes Aim at President Obama’s Executive Overreach Washington, D.C. — Congressman Peter J. Roskam, a lifelong supporter of the Second Amendment, released the following statement in response to President Obama’s proposed executive … Continue reading