Jesse Jackson, Jr, Emil Jones, and Danny Davis have at least two things in common.
The second thing is that Harry Reid made it a point to oppose any of them being picked to replace Obama in the Senate: Reid pressured Blagojevich not to appoint Jackson Jr. to Obama’s U.S. Senate seat
Illinois Legislature to Consider Special Election to Fill Obama’s Senate Seat
It appears that the Illinois legislature will be gathering on Monday to consider passing a bill for a special election to fill President-elect’s Obama’s Senate seat. The bill would take two days to pass. This is the option that the Senior Senator of Illinois Dick Durbin (Democrat) has been pushing for. This option would keep Governor Blagojevich from naming a person to fill Obama’s vacated seat. Emil | Read More »
NOW Demands Obama Mentor Resignation
Great timing. On the eve of the ‘unity’ convention for the democratic party, Obama’s political mentor (yeah, another crazy mentor… noticing a pattern yet?) attacked a Hillary supporter, witnesses confirm, with a racist insult. NOW of Illinois is demanding his resignation: DENVER — The chief of Illinois’ National Organization for Women chapter today called on Barack Obama’s “political godfather” to resign immediately from the Illinois | Read More »
More Dem “unity!” in Denver
I know, Barry has a lot of mentors. Well, Illinois Senate President Emil Jones is an erstwhile Obama mentor. (I think Barry let him keep the name tag, and he might have gotten a pocket watch.) Jones referred to Hillary’s delegates as “Uncle Toms.” From the Associated Press: Chicago political consultant [and Hillary delegate] Delmarie Cobb says Jones made the remarks Saturday night while discussing | Read More »
Obama’s Surprise VP Choice
Joe Biden, Tim Kaine, or Evan Bayh? Oh, you silly country rubes. There is not an audacious name in that bunch. On Saturday, Barack Obama will return to the initial scene of his crimes against humanity with his vice presidential choice in tow. That choice? Does the phrase, “We’re putting the band back together,” mean anything to you, Chicago?
Obama’s mentor to retire from IL State Senate
Barack Obama’s mentor, Emil Jones, will announce his resignation from the Illinois State Senate today, according to the Chicago Tribune. The Tribune describes Obama as Jones’ protege. Rumors are floating that Jones is wrapped up in a criminal investigation. We will keep you updated… We have written about his own private slush fund in the past. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know | Read More »