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[17 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

WASHINGTON – If you think accusations of corruption and election rigging are "loser hysteria," you need to take a few minutes and watch James O’Keefe’s latest undercover video released Monday morning. The video features the escapades of Illinois Congresswoman Jan…

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[20 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

WASHINGTON DC – A member of Illinois Democrat delegation has been appointed to act as ranking member of a congressional committee to investigate Planned Parenthood. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) is leading the Democrats’ effort. Despite receiving over $11,000 in campaign…

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[16 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

For all you hear from Illionis Democrats about the minimum wage, especially in an election year, you’d think it was the cure for Ebola, our fiscal problems, and the Cubs all wrapped up in one. But the truth is, it isn’t (not that we expect state and local media to report that anytime soon). On the federal level, for instance, Pew Research has pointed out that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), less than 3% of the national…

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[15 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

Once upon a time, Evanston was a bellwether Republican city and township. When my paternal grandfather was called upon to serve as a precinct judge of election in 1928, the sitting Republican Secretary of Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover, outpolled the Democratic Governor of New York, Al Smith, by more than three hundred votes in one Evanston polling place. Smith, a Roman Catholic, received a total of two votes for the presidency in the entire precinct. The Democratic and Republican judges of election huddled together and agreed that things looked …

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[15 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

By Mark Rhoads It should not really be such a big suprise that Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-19-IL) had a very difficult time on Wednesday answering a simple question from WLS radio host Don Wade as to her opinion about how…

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[9 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

WASHINGTON – A major component of the bi-partisan compromise debt ceiling bill that passed Congress last week was a special "super-committee" assigned with the job of finding a long term solution that would limit budget spending and energize a sluggish…

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[4 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]

WASHINGTON — Wednesday on a press conference call with reporters Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus joined failed gubernatorial candidate (Ed. note – that was BIll Brady) and current Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady to level baseless attacks toward President…

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[4 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO – Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady said that Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky’s defense of the failed economic policies of President Obama and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn proves once again that she is clueless. In a press release from the…

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[17 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

from John Ruberry, Marathon Pundit The Democrats want to return to a favored theater of action–class warfare. Earlier today my congresscritter, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), introduced what she is calling the "Fairness in Taxation Act." If Schakowsky gets her way,…

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[20 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Illinois’ 9th Congressional District, like most congressional districts across the country, has not exactly been hotly contested in recent years. Like most other districts, it was drawn with the incumbent in mind—so that its current representative, Democrat Jan Schakowsky, has always had a safe seat despite her far-left political orientation, never facing more than token Republican opposition.

But it is contested now. In what looks like a strong Republican year, a GOP political novice is hoping to pull off what would certainly be one of the most stunning congressional upsets in …