Category Archives: Illinois GOP

Hastert said to have paid student to hide sexual misconduct

The Hill – Former Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) allegedly paid off a former student to hide sexual misconduct that happened decades ago when he was a high school teacher in Illinois, according to multiple reports. Hastert was indicted Thursday on … Continue reading

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FBI, federal prosecutors investigating Aaron Schock

CNN – Washington (CNN)The FBI and the federal prosecutors in Illinois are investigating whether Rep. Aaron Schock broke the law in accounting for campaign expenses, according to people familiar with the matter. Schock in recent days announced plans to resign, citing … Continue reading

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Roskam Secures Key Watchdog Post on Ways and Means Committee

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) was named House Ways and Means Committee Oversight Chair for the 114th Congress.  The Oversight Subcommittee is a key watchdog over the spending and operations of programs within the tax-writing and healthcare jurisdiction of … Continue reading

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SHOCK: GERRYMANDERED CHICAGO DISTRICT ‘LEANS REPUBLICAN’

Breitbart – The 10th congressional district of Illinois, which was redrawn by state Democrats to make it virtually impossible for a Republican to win, is now leaning Republican, according to veteran political analyst Larry J. Sabato of the University of … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE POLL: Oberweis gaining on Durbin in U.S. Senate race

Sun Times – The race to defeat one of the most powerful Democrats in the nation is narrowing — with incumbent U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin just seven percentage points ahead of Republican challenger Jim Oberweis, according to a new Early … Continue reading

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NEW POLL SHOWS GOP STRONG IN CHICAGO MAYORAL AND ALDERMANIC RACES

Illinois Review – CHICAGO – A new poll shows that several incumbent Aldermen in Chicago are in trouble, and that a hypothetical Republican candidate for mayor is only six points behind Karen Lewis. The poll conducted August 8-10 on behalf … Continue reading

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ROLL CALL TILTS ILLINOIS TOWARDS REPUBLICANS

Illinois Review – WASHINGTON DC – Roll Call says Illinois’ gubernatorial race is leaning red now, mainly because incumbent Democrat Governor Pat Quinn is so disliked – especially outside Cook County. Quinn’s numbers are so bad that congressional Democrats are growing concerned … Continue reading

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HOW STEVE SCALISE SMOKED PETER ROSKAM IN WHIP RACE

Breitbart – The first rule of leadership races, it’s often said among the few people who have experience waging power struggles at the top of the congressional food chain in the most powerful country on earth, is that he who … Continue reading

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‘Original Tea Partier’ Jack Roeser Passes Away

It is with great sadness that we learned this morning we lost our dear friend Jack Roeser, founder of Otto Engineering and Championnews.net and (as he liked to call himself) ‘the original tea partier’. Jack was one of the greatest … Continue reading

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FreedomWorks’ Deneen Borelli to lead rally in Dolton

Illinois Review – DOLTON – When the CEO of Freedomworks Matt Kibbe signed on to Republican Bruce Rauner’s gubernatorial exploratory team in 2013, most expected Kibbe’s name to be just another name on a list of supporters to pull in … Continue reading

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