RS Interview: Brian Woodworth (R CAND, IL-02).
IL-02 is the district of Jesse Jackson Jr… we think. I’m not exactly being facetious, here: Congressman Jackson essentially went into seclusion three weeks ago, and nobody knows where he is. I mean, seriously:, the continued absence of the Congressman is making the local papers and television; the reason given is ‘exhaustion*’ – which is not the same as ‘looming indictment.’ You can tell the | Read More »
Home Stretch: Isaac Hayes (R CAND, IL-02).
We’ve talked with Isaac before (here and here); given the latest shenanigans that his opponent has gotten himself into, it seemed like a good idea for us to check in with him again. Isaac’s site is here. Moe Lane
Dick Durbin knew all along that Blagojevich was selling off the seat.
This would only be a bombshell if it had been unexpected. AP Exclusive: Blago talked to Durbin about Senate CHICAGO (AP) – Just two weeks before his arrest on corruption charges, then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich floated a plan to nominate to the U.S. Senate the daughter of his biggest political rival in return for concessions on his pet projects, people familiar with the plan told The | Read More »
A quick review of IL-02.
Just in case Rep. Jackson’s talk with federal authorities gets… complicated… for him. OK, D-35, which implies a certain uphill climb (to put it mildly): and Jackson won with 89% of the vote in 2008, which implies that said climb would be virtually vertical. None the less, at least we’re putting candidates in this district; so if Jackson’s life does get… complicated, we should keep | Read More »