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

Joe Walsh Comments on First Negative TV Ad by Tammy Duckworth

A press release from Congressman Joe Walsh: Rep. Walsh Comments on Duckworth’s Negative Campaign Commercial Democrat candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 8th district, Tammy Duckworth, recently began airing a campaign commercial attacking Congressman Joe Walsh. Duckworth had previously pledged she … 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

Walsh Holds Post-Bean Concession Press Conference – Part 2

Yesterday, Congressman Joe Walsh’s statement and questions about committee assignments and climate control were covered. Today the extent of Walsh’s mandate is discussed. The U.S. Representative-elect was asked about his 290 out of 200,000 vote margin. With the premise that … Continue reading