Category Archives: House of Representatives

Bankrupt Illinois Slams Citizens With 32% Income Tax Hike, More to Come

-By Warner Todd Huston As the state of Illinois edges near becoming the first U.S. state to ever be rated junk bond status, the Democrat-controlled legislature of the bankrupt state of Illinois has just voted to slam its citizens with … Continue reading

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Illinois Media Ignoring Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s Corruption and Whistleblower Case

-By Warner Todd Huston In Illinois we have a complicit, left-wing media establishment that will never write a bad story about Democrats. This deal with 8th District Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth–a candidate for the US Senate, no less–is a perfect example. … Continue reading

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Illinois Still Pushing a Tax on Satellite TV Providers

-By Warner Todd Huston Last month I noted that the Illinois state legislature is still pushing yet another tax to bedevil its already over taxed citizenry with the plan to push a tax on satellite TV providers. That plan has … Continue reading

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School Choice Finally on the Agenda in Illinois

-By Warner Todd Huston The move for school choice is not only growing in Illinois in general but in Chicago in particular as politicians and parents both see the downward spiral of the public education system picking up speed. With … Continue reading

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Mike Flynn Announces Run for 18th Congressional District to Replace Aaron Schock

-By Warner Todd Huston I have known Mike Flynn for several years, now, and work with him at Breitbart.com, now he has announced his run to replace the disgraced Aaron Schock in the Illinois 18th Congressional District. According to The … Continue reading

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Conservative PAC Formed in IL-18 Special: ‘We Have Had Enough of The Political Ruling Class’

NORMAL, IL: Conservatives in Illinois’ 18th congressional district are fighting back the political establishment, and its candidate, Obama Secretary Ray LaHood’s son Darin, by promising to produce a conservative alternative for the GOP primary. Schock, who resigned on Tuesday, will … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Republican Congressman Aaron Schock Just Resigned Over Illegal Spending

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock just announced that he is resigning because of the mounting troubles over his illicit spending. Schock was once thought of as an up-and-coming hero for establishment Republicans. But over the last month … Continue reading

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More Troubles for Rep. Aaron Schock: Aide Resigns After ‘Racist’ Posting

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has not had a good week. First he was criticized over his office decor, and today he has had an aide resign over a “racist” posting on social media. Schock was criticized … Continue reading

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Rep. Aaron Schock Criticized for Downton Abbey-Themed Office Remodeling

-By Warner Todd Huston Ill. Rep. Schock Defends ‘Downton Abbey’ Office Decor: ‘Haters Are Gonna Hate’ Congressman Schock On ‘Downton Abbey’ Office Renovation: ‘Haters Are Gonna Hate’ Congressman Aaron Schock (R, IL) is under fire for remodeling his office in … Continue reading

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Illinois’ House Reps Have More Wealth Than Average Member of Their Electorate

(Here is my very first piece over at The Watchdog….) -By Warner Todd Huston A recent survey of the wealth of members of Congress revealed that, on average, it would take the combined wealth of 18 American households to equal … Continue reading

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