Category Archives: Elections

Chicago’s Emanuel May Find His Millions Won’t Save His Re-Election

-By Warner Todd Huston Mayor Rahm Emanuel has over $8 million in his campaign fund and usually that sort of cash is quite a harbinger of election success but maybe not this time as the mayor’s approval ratings crater and … Continue reading

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Illinois Ranks as ‘Worst’ For Small Businesses

-By Warner Todd Huston Once again Illinois and California are neck-and-neck in the calculations for the worst of the worst U.S. states, this time in a measure of how friendly the states are for the growth of small businesses. Earlier … Continue reading

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In Memorial: Illinois’ Conservative Giant Jack Roeser

-By Warner Todd Huston I have been made aware that the great Jack Roeser passed away last night. This is a great loss to conservatism in Illinois, but Jack was in his 90s and in delicate health, so it isn’t … Continue reading

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Poll: Even People in Illinois Say Illinois Worst State to Live In

-By Warner Todd Huston Now, usually when a state is dissed it is dissed by people from outside the state. With the usual hometown bravado, and all, denizens of a state used to stick up for their own in the … Continue reading

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Kane County GOP Convention Results‏

-By Allen Skillicorn Tonight Republican Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen from all 16 Kane County Townships and the city of Aurora met at the Bliss Creek Golf Course in Sugar Grove to elect new leadership at the Bi-Annual Kane County Republican … Continue reading

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2014 Illinois Tea Party Tax Day Tea Party Rally in St. Charles

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Tea Party ( held its sixth annual Chicago Tax Day Tea Party rally, but this year without the “Chicago” part as the group held their rally in the western suburbs. Specifically, the event was … Continue reading

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ATR Urges Illinois Lawmakers to Oppose Income Tax Hike Proposals

-By Americans for Tax Reform –HJRCA 33 and HJRCA 51would hit small businesses and violate the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, a promise lawmakers made to their constituents not to raise taxes– WASHINGTON, DC – Americans for Tax Reform urges lawmakers in … Continue reading

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Senator Mark Kirk is NOT a Republican, Now By His Own Admission

-By Warner Todd Huston Senator Mark Kirk (RINO, ILL) has always been a 50 percenter with the Republican Party, meaning that he only supports the party he is supposed to belong to around 50 percent of the time. But now, … Continue reading

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Angry over Losses, Durkin Targets Proft and Independent Expenditures

By Fran Eaton CHICAGO – In a press conference following yesterday’s Republican unity event, Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin made it clear that he didn’t appreciate outside groups funding challengers to House incumbents. Durkin told reporters he was outraged … Continue reading

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Americans for Prosperity-Illinois Launches Ad against Governor Quinn’s Proposed Progressive Income Tax

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Calls on Governor to Not Raise Taxes on Illinoisans, Again Naperville, IL – Americans for Prosperity-Illinois today launched its next television ad opposing Governor Quinn’s push for a progressive income tax in Illinois “In passing a … Continue reading

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