Stan Bond Running for 14th Congressional District State Central Committeeman

A press release from Montgomery Village Trustee Stan Bond: Kane County Man Makes Pitch for State Central Committeeman Votes Stan Bond, a resident and elected Trustee of the Village of Montgomery, IL seeks the votes of Precinct Committeemen for the … Continue reading

Tea Party Leaders in New 16th Congressional District Find Adam Kinzinger Not Their First Choice

In one of the first tangible indications that Illinois Tea Party leaders intend to take an active part in congressional primary elections is the press release below from Rockford Tea Party leader David Hale: TEA PARTY CONSIDERS 16TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT … Continue reading

712,813 – Size of New Illinois Congressional Districts – Where the People Came From

Did you know that each congressional district but two in Illinois have 712,813 people? The other two have 712,812. So, as far as making them of equal size, Illinois Democrats did a superb job. Although the ethnic concentration requirements, which … Continue reading

Schaumburg Democrat Calls for Eliminating Joe Walsh’s 8th Congressional District

In the Elgin House Reapportionment Committee hearing on April 28 , 2011, a member of the Schaumburg Area Democratic Organization called for the elimination of the 8th Congressional District. Roger Bianco thinks this would result in “a more representative form … Continue reading

Manzullo Calls for China to End Unfair Labor Practices

As leaders of China are visiting Chicago, this press release came Don Manzullo, Illinois’ 16th District Congressman: Manzullo: China Must End Unfair Trade Practices to Give Americans Chance to Compete for Jobs (WASHINGTON) Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL) today said the … Continue reading

Manzullo Expresses Regret for Colleague’s, Others’ Shootings

A press release from 16th congressional district U.S. Representative Don Manzullo: Rep. Manzullo Condemns Shooting of  Rep. Giffords, Others at Arizona Market (WASHINGTON) Congressman Don Manzullo (R-Egan) issued the following statement today in response to the shooting of Arizona Congresswoman … Continue reading

Manzullo Gets Committee Assignments

With bullets flying between North and South Korea, McHenry County’s 16th District Republican Congressman Don Manzullo has been named Chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. His press release follows: Manzullo Named Chairman of … Continue reading

Manzullo Reacts to Federal Judge’s Ruling Against Obamacare

16th District Congressman Don Manzullo’s reaction to Federal Court’s ruling against the Democrats’ health care plan: Manzullo Responds to Federal Judge’s Ruling that New Health Care Law is Unconstitutional (WASHINGTON) Congressman Don Manzullo (R-Egan) issued the following statement today responding … Continue reading

Reapportionment Scenario to Pit Manzullo Against Walsh, the Winner to Face Franks

Illinois Review had comments under an article by former State Senator Mark Rhoads Saturday suggesting that Metro East Congressman John Shimkus (R) would be put in the same district with Democrat Jerry Costello. Commenter “The Oncoming Storm” disagrees with emphasis … Continue reading

Manzullo Burnishes Tax Fighting Credentials

The following press release has arrived by 16th District Congressman Don Manzullo: Taxpayer Group Names Manzullo a “Tax Fighter”  Manzullo receives “A” grade from national group for voting to cut spending, taxes [WASHINGTON] The National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC) has … Continue reading

New York Times Statistician Sets Odds on Illinois Congressional Districts, Sees Two District Pickup for GOP

Here’s a map with a link to all 435 congressional districts. Click on a district and you will see what odds statistician Nate Silver gives each candidate for victory. Let’s look at those in Northern and Central Illinois. McHenry County … Continue reading

TEA Party Provides Candidate Forum in Lena, Don Manzullo Calls for Pullout from UN

Never heard of Lena? It’s the start of scenic Lena-Galena Road to, well, Galena. It’s in Stephenson County. What used to be called the Freeport Journal-Standard reported on the affair attended by 150 people. The sheriff’s race features a Republican … Continue reading

Manzullo Blast Pentagon for Weakening U.S. Defense Industry

The following press release has been received from 16th District Congressman Don Manzullo: Manzullo: Pentagon Continues to Send American Jobs Overseas, Weaken U.S. Defense Industrial Base [WASHINGTON]  Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL) today said the Pentagon has again flouted the Buy American … Continue reading

McHenry County Constituent Meetings for Manzullo Friday

16th District Congressman Don Manzullo is coming to town Friday and invites constituents and others to public meetings. Perhaps Congresswoman Melissa Bean will hold similar meetings. Perhaps not. She hasn’t held an open meeting in McHenry County since before last … Continue reading

Manzullo Wins Gitmo Fight

Congressman Don Manzullo will get his wish that Guantanamo terrorists not be transferred to the Thomson Prison in his 16th District. His press release below explains what happened in Washington Friday: U.S. House Votes Overwhelmingly to Prohibit Transfer of GITMO … Continue reading