Family PAC Cruise Features Allen West

During the two years after the Tea Party election of 2010, two spokesmen arose. One was McHenry County Congressman Joe Walsh. (His wife Helene was present; Walsh was on his WIND talk show.) The other was southeast Florida Congressman Allen … Continue reading

Teachers Union Sends Pitch for Dillard to School Email Addresses, “Even If You’ve Never Voted Republican Before…”

The Illinois Education Association has endorsed State Senator Kirk Dillard for the Republican nomination for Governor. Champion News discovered that the IEA had made pitches to teachers at school and filed a boatload of Freedom of Information requests. I decided to … Continue reading

Dillard Gets Teacher Union Endorsements, Plus Those of Althoff & Tryon

I’ve been expecting a press release announcing that the two big teacher unions have endorsed Kirk Dillard for Governor, but none has arrived. Actually, it was a trifecta. He has been endorsed by the Illinois Teachers Association Illinois Education Associaiton … Continue reading

Dillard Gets Pro-Life Endorsements

A press release from gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard: Dillard Tracy Receive Pro-Life Endorsements Illinois Citizens for Life & Illinois Federation for Right to Life announce their support LOMBARD, IL –The Dillard Tracy campaign announced two pro-life organization endorsements today. The Illinois Citizens … Continue reading

Mike Tryon Announces Retirement as GOP Chairman at Lincoln Day Dinner

The McHenry County Republican Central Committee had its annual Lincoln Day Dinner at d’Andrea’s Saturday night with over 180 in attendance. Probably the biggest news of the night was that State Rep. and County Republican Party Chairman Mike Tryon announced … Continue reading

Two Gubernatorial, AG and State Treasurer Candidates Speak to McHenry County Republican Reformers’ Rally

I’ve been to a lot of Republican Party functions since I came back from Washington to run for McHenry County Treasurer in the spring of 1966. The meeting at the Woodstock VFW Thursday night, however, had more energy than any … Continue reading