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[27 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

* From Paul Ryan’s Super PAC…
Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the super PAC endorsed by House Republican leadership, today released a new ad, “Madigan-Machine Politician,” in Illinois’ 6th Congressional District. The ad describes Sean Casten as a Madigan-machine politician who is ready to raise taxes on Illinois families. The ad will run on television in the […]

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[27 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

* Chuck Sweeny a few days ago…
Democrat J.B. Pritzker is open to building the long-planned, controversial “third” Chicagoland airport on state-owned land between Peotone and Beecher. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is not.
That’s what I learned Thursday while watching the first of three debates among the four candidates for Illinois governor. The hourlong program aired Thursday […]

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[27 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer David J. Garrow recounts interviews with Obama’s New York girlfriend, the daughter of the (future) Australian ambassador to Washington, about how Obama was still snorting cocaine regularly with his Pakistani pals three years our of Columbia. https://t.co/TPkP19TVPJ

— Steve Sailer (@Steve_Sailer) September 26, 2018

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[27 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

List is growing. 17,388 have signed. Let’s get to 25,000! And yet I do not sign, mainly because I consider it unrealistic, almost (but not quite!) in a class with praying for “an end to violence,” which is to say we pray for the Second Coming. However, I do endorse the bill of particulars; and […]

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[26 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

Apart from nail-biting over whether the damaged Cubs can maintain their slim lead in National League Central, Chicagoans seem to be getting more excited about the  Feb. 26 mayoral than the national midterms. Since Rahm Emanuel’s decision not to run, some big names have been added to the dozen originals who thought they would be challenging the incumbent.

The most consequential to join the fray is Toni Preckwinkle, president of the Cook County Board and chair of the county Democratic party, who, as I suggested a couple weeks ago, becomes the de facto …

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[26 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

* Derek Barichello…
State Rep. Jerry Long, R-Streator, released an apology Tuesday to a former co-worker who said she was physically harassed, among other complaints, leading the state GOP to pull resources from his campaign and ask for his resignation.
Long said Sept. 19 he touched a former co-worker on her neck, denying any wrongdoing and vowing […]

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[26 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

* Greg Hinz…
Democratic congressional candidate Sean Casten has been less than fully candid about a soured business deal that apparently left dozens of investors suffering millions of dollars in losses, financial records made available to Crain’s suggest.
Letters to shareholders sent by the Casten-headed Recycled Energy Development in late 2016 indicate that while preferred interest holders […]

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[26 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

* PIRG doing the state’s job for it…
Illinois PIRG Education Fund today released first-of-its-kind analysis of new data obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health finding that 78% of suburban Cook County schools tested positive for lead in at least one water fixture. The data, acquired through a Freedom of Information Act Request, includes […]

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[26 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

Pulitzer-winning biographer David J. Garrow, author of “Rising Star” Obama bio, told Los Angeles Times in 2017:

“Barack’s cocaine usage up through 1985, when he leaves New York, was probably a little bit extensive even by the standards of the mid-1980s”https://t.co/L8aydVzZDB pic.twitter.com/c3NRqzCNIc

— Steve Sailer (@Steve_Sailer) September 26, 2018