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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 …

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[26 Sep 2010 | One Comment | ]

Please join Tom Roeser as he welcomes Robert Creamer, political analyst and husband of Rep. Jan Schakowsky, and Kevin White, former candidate in the Illinois 5th district. to Political Shootout, Sunday night at 8PM on WLS AM-890.

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[22 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Pollak campaign welcomes Schakowsky supporters to “Women For Pollak” event on Sunday, August 22

NILES, IL – August 20, 2010 – A political action committee from outside the 9th District that supports incumbent Democrat Jan Schakowsky has told its members to “show up” and disrupt Joel Pollak’s “Women for Pollak” campaign event in Skokie this Sunday.
The Joint Action Committee for Political Affairs (JAC PAC), which is based in the 10th District suburb of Highland Park, sent an email to supporters accusing Pollak of running a “smear campaign” …