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

Has Melissa Bean Gotten Rid of Her Charlie Rangel Money?

Yesterday’s cartoon in the Chicago Tribune leads me to wonder if 8th District Congresswoman Melissa Bean has divested her campaign of the money contributed by ethics-challenged New York City Congressman Charlie Rangel. July 23rd was the date that challenger Joe … Continue reading