Monthly Archives: December 2011

Carpetbagging in Illinois?

-By Warner Todd Huston This redistricting has caused all sorts of heartburn for the Illinois GOP. One of the problems is that many pols have had the district in which their permanent homes are situated redrawn to a district that … Continue reading

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McSweeney Drops Objections to Rowe’s Petitions

-By Warner Todd Huston Early in December, 52nd District candidate for State Rep. David McSweeney announced his decision to challenge the nominating petitions of incumbent Kent Gaffney and newcomer candidate Danielle Rowe. Today, McSweeney has announced that he is dropping … Continue reading

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Illinois Looks at Rick Santorum

-By Warner Todd Huton Seems like everyone had the 15 minutes to become the anti-Romney… well, everyone but Rick Santorum. But at the last minute that seems to be changing in Iowa. Santorum’s sudden surge has brought more interest to … Continue reading

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The ‘Other’ 8th District Candidate

-By Warner Todd Huston A fellow named Robert Canfield also filed to run in the new 8th Congressional District. Canfield’s petitions seem to have come out of the blue, but he joins current 8th District Congressman Joe Walsh and political … Continue reading

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Kinzinger Travels Across 11th District Asking Small Business Owners: What Will it Take to Create One More Job?

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 11th District)… Joliet, Ill. – Today, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) continued talking with small business owners across the 11th Congressional District in Bourbonnais, Bloomington and Ottawa, asking them what Washington can … Continue reading

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You Can Help Repeal the Tax Hike & Bring Jobs Back to Illinois‏

From the campaign of John Bambenek for State Senate (52nd District)… Illinois is facing serious problems and each day we see more proof our policies are taking us in the wrong direction. Just yesterday, Sears announced its closing 100-120 stores … Continue reading

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Manzulo Calls for ‘No’ Vote on Obama Debt Ceiling Hike

-By Warner Todd Huston 16th District Congressman Don Manzulo (R, ILL) took the lead today in demanding that the House of Representatives reject President Obama’s coming proposal to once again hike the debt ceiling. Manzulo is the first Congressman to … Continue reading

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Forget Ron Paul, Illinois Has a REAL ‘White Nationalist’ Running for Election

-By Warner Todd Huston Among the many plaudits that Illinois has gained in the last few years — you know, like most governors in jail, most closed businesses, most citizens that moved away, all the winning categories — Illinois can … Continue reading

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Rockford Tea Party Online Presidential Straw Poll

-By Warner Todd Huston The Rockford Tea Party is sponsoring an online presidential straw poll today. Please go take a few seconds to make your choice. Please participate in our Online Rockford Tea Party Presidential Straw Poll. It will only … Continue reading

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Surges; Sears Gets Tax Break, Now Closing 100 Stores

From the campaign of Cliff Surges for State Senate (33rd District)… On January 12, 2011, the Illinois General Assembly passed a 67% tax increase in the middle of the night literally hours before the new legislators were sworn in. Eleven … Continue reading

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