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    Rep. Aaron Schock Demonstrates What Is Wrong With The People We Send To Congress

    [mc_name name='Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL)' chamber='house' mcid='S001179' ] in his Downton Abbey office Illinois congressman Aaron Schock has been in some hot water the last week and it shouldn’t be all that surprising because Schock is a perfect illustration of what is wrong with the people we send to Congress. The controversy started when the Washington Post reported on Schock’s new | Read More »

    Union Bosses, Democrats Attack Gov. Rauner’s Proposed Reforms

    In a shock to absolutely no one Union bosses and Democrat lawmakers across Illinois are attacking Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed changes to collective bargaining offered in yesterday’s state of the state address. Among Rauner’s proposals are giving state workers the option of not joining a union, allowing localities to hold votes on creating mini right-to-work zones that would allow workers to not have to join | Read More »

    Union Leader: Rauner Right-To-Work Zones “Attack On Workers Rights”

    Dino Leone, President QC Federation of Labor Following Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s announcement Tuesday during a speech in Decatur that he plans to make Right-to-work zones a priority for his first year in office Illinois union leaders, who desperately didn’t want to see Rauner elected, are gearing up to fight Rauner’s proposal tooth and nail.  During the GOP primary Illinois unions | Read More »

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

    [mc_name name='Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI)' chamber='house' mcid='P000607' ](D-WI) 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 | Read More »

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

    [mc_name name='Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL)' chamber='house' mcid='K000378' ] 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 | Read More »

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

    Club Gitmo 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 | Read More »

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

    [mc_name name='Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL)' chamber='house' mcid='K000378' ]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 Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) 83% was opposed | Read More »

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

    Maria E. Romero 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, | Read More »

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

    Speaker [mc_name name='Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)' chamber='house' mcid='B000589' ] A rebellion is taking place within the Republican conference ahead of Tuesday’s vote for Speaker of the House. Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% 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 | Read More »

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

    Sen.Mark Kirk(R-IL) 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 Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) 19%, Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL) 7%, and Tammy Duckworth are | Read More »