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    Rep. Pocan(D-WI): Voter Fraud “Manufactured Problem”

    Wisconsin Democrat congressman Mark Pocan told the Beloit Daily News this week that voter fraud is a “manufactured problem” so that states like Wisconsin can pass Voter ID laws. “When I was in the legislature I saw the manufactured problems over voter fraud,” he said. “The real fraud is the discussion of voter fraud. The one thing my brother and I have in common with | Read More »

    Rep. Kinzinger(R-IL): I Voted For Fiscal Cliff Tax Hikes In Name Of Compromise

    I missed this from over the weekend, but my congressman Adam Kinzinger was on ABC’s This Week Sunday and during the roundtable discussion about the upcoming State of the Union said that he voted over a year ago for the tax increases in the fiscal cliff out of compromise and compromise is so necessary right now in Washington. We tried this tax hike on the | Read More »

    Sen. Cardin(D-MD): Bring Gitmo Terrorist To US: Meaning Bring Them To Illinois

    On Fox News Sunday Maryland Democrat Sen. Ben Cardin expressed his desire to have terrorist detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay brought to the US.  It may not be the time to release these detainees, but it’s certainly past time to close Guantanamo Bay. The cost to the American taxpayers, those funds can be put to much better use in protecting the security of our | Read More »

    Rep. Adam Kinzinger: Stopping Executive Amnesty For Dreamers “Wrong Message”

    Wednesday morning the House of Representatives voted to pass a Department of Homeland Security funding bill that contains 2 amendments to curtail President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty orders issued in November and in the summer of 2012. That second amendment, offered by Tennessee congresswoman was opposed by 26 RINO Republicans and was nearly defeated.  The Blackburn amendment puts an end to President Obama’s Deferred Deportation(DACA) | Read More »

    The One Illegal Immigrant The Obama Admin Isn’t Amnestying, Yet

    Since President Obama announced his unconstitutional expansion of his executive amnesty in November to allow some 5 million illegal immigrants to stay and work in the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) has released more than 600 illegal immigrants in its custody. That is on top of the fact that 90% of illegal immigrants who came to the country, including from Central America, in the border | Read More »

    Don’t Expect Any IL Republicans To Join In The Boehner Rebellion

    A rebellion is taking place within the Republican conference ahead of Tuesday’s vote for Speaker of the House. Speaker is in a bit of trouble between the CRomnibus passed last month that kicks the executive amnesty fight down the road, and fully funds Obamacare for the fiscal year, and the recent controversy involving majority whip . All it would take to keep Boehner from getting | Read More »

    Democrats Bustos, Duckworth, And Foster Mulling 2016 Challenge To Sen. Kirk

    2014 isn’t even over with, let alone the candidates who won in November having been sworn into office, and already things are starting to take shape for the 2016 election cycle. Roll Call is reporting that Illinois Democrat Representatives , , and Tammy Duckworth are all mulling over the possibility of challenging Republican .   Foster was defeated in the 2010 Tea Party wave only | Read More »

    Boehner CRomnibus Contains Tens Of Millions For Thomson Prison, The Potential Home Of Gitmo Terrorist

    There is now a new reason for conservatives to oppose Speaker Boehner’s $1.1 trillion CRomnibus spending bill on top of its full funding of Obamacare for the rest of the fiscal year and its funding of President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty for the next 3 months. That reason is over $100 million dollars tucked away in appropriations for the Federal Bureau of Prisons for the | Read More »

    No, Adam Kinzinger Isn’t The 2nd Most Popular Member Of Congress

    According to the Cook Political Report Illinois Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger is the second most popular member of Congress in the entire country; New York Republican is first. If the rankings don’t make you question the validity of this list from Cook the methodology will. The rankings were based upon the margin of victory of the last few elections for each candidate coupled with the | Read More »

    Mark Kirk: Rand Paul And Ted Cruz Running For President Would Hurt IL GOP

    In an interview with The Hill Illinois Republican said that possible presidential runs by Kentucky and Texas would hurt the Illinois Republican Party. “We definitely have our isolationist wing, which I completely disagree with,” he said, pointing to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), before promising to back a GOP candidate in the presidential primary that he thought would do well in Illinois. He criticized Sen. Ted | Read More »

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