Sun-Times Reports $6.3 Million Spent on TV Ads in Roskam-Casten Campaign

As of deadline for Monday’s Chicago Sun-Times political reporter Lynn Sweet had discovered the following television expenditures in the race between Congressman Peter Roskam and his Democratic Party challenger Sean Caster: $7.6 million for Casten $6.5 million for Roskam The … Continue reading

Sean Casten’s First TV Ad


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Sean Casten, the Democratic Party candidate opposing incumbent Republican Peter Roskam is up with his first television ad, which you can see below: … Continue reading

Walkup Gets Under Franks’ Skin

In a press release run nowhere but on McHenry County Blog, GOP candidate for County Board Chairman Mike Walkup called his opponent State Rep. Jack Franks “Lying” Jack Franks. It apparently set Franks off. The release compared the Democratic National … Continue reading

Proft PAC Spends $200,000 on Chicago TV, $19,000 on Newspaper Ads

Watchers of WBBM, WGN and WLS-TV are going to see ads for State Senate candidate Dan McConchie (or maybe negative ads against opponents Martin McLaughlin and Casey Urlacher) as a result of a $200,000 buy by Dan Proft’s Political Action … Continue reading

TV Ad Slams Carolyn Schofield

The following television ad financed by Dan Proft’s Liberty Principles Political Action Committee played on Channel 7 three times from 5 to 7 on Monday night. Twice during local news and once during Wheel of Fortune. That’s what a $63,070 buy … Continue reading

Spending Money Like Water

Dan Proft’s Liberty Principals PAC is pouring tens of thousands of dollars into the campaigns of State Senate candidate Dan McConchie and State Rep. candidate Allen Skillicorn. Will Skillicorn’s ads show up on The Wheel of Fortune? Here is what … Continue reading

Proft Puts $34,000 into TV for Dan McConchie’s State Senate Run

Now we have Liberty Principles PAC, the Political Action Committee run by WIND Radio Talk Show Host Dan Proft with money from Govenror Bruce Rauner”s Turnaround Illinois PAD and Richard Uihlein, owner of ULINE. On February 8th, Network Cable Communications, LLC was contracted … Continue reading

McSweeney Gets Hit Three Times on Abortion, Advantage Beaubien

It wasn’t a one-two punch. It was a one-two-three punch. There were two mailings. One was from the Democratic Party of Illinois. “To extremist David McSweeney Women’s Health is just another political game.” [I’m sure that Dave McSweeney considers his … Continue reading