MD-06 UPDATED: Former Chicago Republican 5th Ward Committeeperson Crushed in Bid for Congress

UPDATE 7/19/22 9:30PM CDT: The AP called this race shortly after 9PM CDT, as state Senator Neil Parrott (R) crushed the primary field with well over 60% of the primary vote. === END UPDATE === Matthew Foldi, who served as … Continue reading

U.S. Senator Tim Scott Introduces Alternative to the PRO Act to Benefit Workers

Senator Tim Scott with The Wall Street Journal op-ed headline From the congressional office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R, SC) press release of March 22, 2022: Senator Scott, Colleagues Introduce the Employee Rights Act of 2022 WASHINGTON – This … Continue reading

IL-11: Catalina Lauf Continues Subtle Ageism at McHenry County Meeting

Catalina Lauf “I think there’s a HUGE need for young business owners and entrepreneurs to bridge the gap with our elected officials. For example— how many of our 75+ yr old Senators who have been there for 40 years…understand things … Continue reading

IL-11 UPDATED: Mark Carroll Formally Announces Candidacy for Congress

Mark Carroll Write-up in Daily Herald reveals in addition to being the only Republican in race with elected office experience and a back-office financial services attorney, Carroll interned for Congress in the mid 1990s UPDATE 3/2/22, 11:05AM CST: Yesterday, McHenry … Continue reading

Message of the Day UPDATED: Leftist Rogues’ Gallery in TX-28 Progressive Tweet

UPDATE 2/25/22, 11:49AM CST: The Cisneros tweet with the meme, was tweeted late Thursday afternoon, so it is no longer a deleted tweet, or more accurately, it was a deleted tweet for about six hours. Changes made to article accordingly. … Continue reading

Peter Roskam-Sean Casten Election Results in McHenry County’s Algonquin Township

Here are the Algonquin Township election results for Peter Roskam and Sean Casten:   Party Candidate % Votes DEM SEAN CASTEN 52.14% 14,535 REP PETER J. ROSKAM 47.86% 13,342 Votes Cast 27,877 ALGONQUIN 1 ALGONQUIN 1 277 Party Candidate % … Continue reading

Trump Goes for Congressional Jugular on Obamacare Repeal, Rauner Has Similar Pressure Point He Hasn’t Used

People are surprised when they learn that congress critters has better medical coverage than Obamacare. The last person to mention that fact expressed outrage. Now it appears as if President Donald Trump is threatening to remove that very special privilege. … Continue reading

League of Women Voters Plan Forums

Here’s what is on the McHenry County League of Women Voters’ calendar: Thursday, January 21, 2016 7 pm McHenry County College Rt 14 Crystal Lake IL Building B Conference Center Congressional Districts 6 &14 – Forum. Tuesday, January 26, 2016 … Continue reading

Dems React to Boehner’s Stepping Down

Don’t know how, but I’ve gotten on some Democratic Party congressional fundraising email lists. Thought you might be interested in how Democrats are using House Speaker John Boehner’s announced resignation from the top post. Before today, their pitch was aimed … Continue reading