More Jack Franks’ Chicago Fundraiser Invitations Found with Alderman Ed Burke as Host

The money given by Chicago Alderman Ed Burke, under investigation by the FBI, to Jack Franks’ Political Action Committee was listed here. But, allowing Burke’s name to be used on Chicago fundraising pitches is something else Franks regularly allowed giong … Continue reading

Anti-Madigan Democrat, Newly-Elected to Illinois House, Uses Opposition to Gin Up Campaign for U.S. Senate

This story from the Illinois News Network shows a unique way that a Democrat can use opposition to House Speaker Mike Madigan to advance US, Senate ambition. Worth noting is that a similar strategy by Highwood Democrat and former Assistant … Continue reading

The Tight Noose of Leaders

The following article about how House Speaker Mike Madigan controls what happens in the House of Representatives spurs me to make some comparisons of how McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is emulating his techniques: Rules Committee: Where thousands of … Continue reading

More Election Humor from Bull Valley

Veterans and union members put up this display in support of Congressman Randy Hultgren’s, State Senator Craig Wilcox’ and McHenry County Board members John Jung’s and Michael Rein’s elections this fall. There is also support for the referendum to put … Continue reading

Hultgren Goes After Single Payer Health Plan Supported by Opponent Underwood

From Congressman Randy Hultgren: Hultgren Airs Second Ad of 2018 Election Geneva, IL – Randy Hultgren, who is running for re-election this November as Representative for the 14th Congressional District, has aired his second television ad of this campaign season. … Continue reading