IL-11: NRCC Places Catalina Lauf in Third-Tier in Young Guns Program

Catalina Lauf With the open IL-17 the decided top target to flip in 2022, elevation of IL-06 and IL-13 nominees to “Young Gun” level in NRCC rating places Lauf in 3rd tier with IL-14 and IL-08 Early Tuesday morning July … Continue reading

IL-11: Catalina Lauf First Comparison Piece with Congressman Bill Foster

Catalina Lauf Bill Foster Placing the nickname “Failed Foster” into use for first time, Lauf posts generic comparisons with Foster in campaign email sent Friday Late Friday afternoon, Catalina Lauf (R, Woodstock) sent a fundraising email which included to my … Continue reading

IL-11: Congressman Bill Foster Casts Two Abortion-on-Demand Votes, The Truth and No Reaction from Catalina Lauf or Stance on National Abortion Ban

Bill Foster From Bill Foster (D, Naperville) congressional office press release of Friday, July 15: Foster Votes to Restore Reproductive Rights and Abortion Access Nationwide Washington, DC – Today [Friday], Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) released the following statement after the … Continue reading

FEC Fundraising Through June 30 Shows Only Two Realistic Republican Pick-up Opportunities

Bill Foster began 3rd Quarter with just under $5 million compared to Catalina Lauf’s $26K a nearly 200-1 cash-on-hand advantage The 2nd Quarter Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings are in the books, as the latest campaign disclosures in Federal races … Continue reading

IL-11: First Lady’s “Breakfast Tacos” Quote Monday Part of Bigger Message Awaiting Country November 8

Catalina Lauf 7/12/22 While Lauf not at the maturity level of other Latina Republican nominees across the country who’ve won their respective primaries, she has a chance to capitalize on the “Latina Red Wave” in spite of her long-shot November … Continue reading

IL-11 UPDATED: Republican Campaign Notes with NRCC Statement for Catalina Lauf

Catalina Lauf UPDATE 7/14/22, 10:40AM CDT: The NRCC did acknowledge Catalina Lauf’s victory on June 29, but it was not distributed through the NRCC communications channels including Twitter. The NRCC section has been updated to include their statement. ==== END … Continue reading

IL-11: Mark Carroll Files FEC Report Through June 30

Mark Carroll With donations void of State Central Committeeperson Laura Pollastrini, state Representatives Jeff Keicher and Keith Wheeler and many other endorsers, Carroll reports raising little over $47K for 3rd place finish North Aurora Village Trustee Laura Curtis, Naperville Township … Continue reading

IL-11: Grow up Catalina Lauf and Remember Over 68% of Primary Voters Wanted Someone Else and Latest Tweet Would Almost Qualify as a Sunday Funny

This little guy Does NOT have birthing parents… but DOES have a mom and dad and a fun auntie (me!) Also, gives one hell of a workout wanting to be held all day… 🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/fcbPOKW4WL— Catalina Lauf (@CatalinaLauf) July 9, … Continue reading

IL-11 UPDATEDx5: Early June Brings No Change to Rankings of Republican Candidates as Catalina Lauf Publishes Financial Disclosure Statement & Susan Hathaway-Altman Files Amendment

From my own observations including feedback shared by multiple friends of McHenry County Blog, here is the rankings of the 6 Republican candidates competing for IL-11’s Republican nomination.

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IL-11 UPDATED: Revised Rankings of Republican Candidates Makes Primary a 2-person, Maybe 3-person Race

From my own observations including feedback shared by multiple friends of McHenry County Blog, here is the rankings of the 6 Republican candidates competing for IL-11’s Republican nomination.

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IL-11: Is the Right Lauf Running for Congress?

Catalina and Madeline Lauf with Friends from Begin Health website Catalina Lauf reacts to Jerry Evans interview with business update of sister’s company Last Wednesday night, IL-11 candidate Jerry Evans (R, Warrenville) shined bright during his livestream interview with Chrissi … Continue reading

IL-11 UPDATEDx9: Q122 Fundraising Reshaping Republican Primary Race

From my own observations including feedback shared by multiple friends of McHenry County Blog, here is the rankings of the 6 Republican candidates competing for IL-11’s Republican nomination.

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IL-11: Catalina Lauf Publicity Stunt in Aurora Proves Again Lauf Challenged Telling the Truth and Lack of Integrity

Lauf said completely the opposite is yet another instance in my honest opinion of Lauf being challenged with telling the truth

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IL-11: Jerry Evans Issues Statement Responding to NRCC Targeting Congressman Bill Foster in November

From the Jerry Evans for Congress campaign press release March 30, 2022: Jerry Evans Jerry Evans Reacts to NRCC Targeting IL-11 Biden’s Failures Put Chicago Suburbs in Play for 2022 Midterms WARRENVILLE, IL — Today, Jerry Evans, a Republican candidate … Continue reading

IL-11: Susan Hathaway-Altman Introduces Herself to Voters

Susan Hathaway-Altman Surprise candidate filing on the last day of filing to run for Congress makes her first public pitch through Facebook about her candidacy On Monday the final day of filing petitions to be a candidate in the Republican … Continue reading

IL-11: Catalina Lauf and Cassandra Tanner Miller Added to Elise Stefanik’s Elevate PAC “Women to Watch” List

Elise Stefanik From Elevate PAC (E-PAC) press release of March 8: Continuing The Historic Effort To Elect GOP Women, E-PAC Announces Second Round of 2022 “Rising Star” Endorsements and “Women to Watch” WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Republican House Conference Chair and … Continue reading

IL-11: Campaign Roundup Week Ending March 6

Cassandra Tanner Miller Cassandra Tanner Miller confirmed guest Monday night in Cary at We the People of McHenry County, Catalina Lauf’s ageism displayed again, Johnny Ramos files with FEC and is 2nd Hispanic candidate, Mark Carroll launches campaign website McHenry … 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

IL-11 UPDATED: Republican Congressional Candidates Slammed over Responses to RNC Description of Capitol Riots

Cassandra Tanner Miller Catalina Lauf Only two of the 6 candidates for IL-11 responded to the Daily Herald and both Catalina Lauf and Cassandra Tanner Miller betrayed lacking maturity, but the others not responding at all equally disappointing UPDATE 2/23/22, … Continue reading