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Education Advocacy Group Stand For Children Endorses Eleven Candidates In Illinois' March Primary

Stand Supports Senator Michael Noland along with Ten Additional Democratic and Republican Candidates Committed to Prioritizing Students before Adults in their Education Policy Decisions Chicago … Read more ›

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Kotowski files legislation to protect charitable accounts

“The only way we can earn back the public’s trust is if we stop reckless spending.”—State Senator Dan Kotowski Springfield, IL – When he learned … Read more ›

Democrats raise nearly $2 million for primary to face Walsh

Democrats Raja Krishnamoorthi and Tammy Duckworth have raised a combined $1.95 million for their congressional campaigns setting the stage for an intense March 20 primary … Read more ›

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Kotowski calls for end to controversial scholarship program

Park Ridge, IL – In the wake of more recent news reports regarding abuse of the General Assembly Scholarship Program, State Senator Dan Kotowski (D-Park … Read more ›

US Rep. Joe Walsh to announce re-election plans

CHICAGO—U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh plans to announce his plans for re-election at a Chicago Tea Party meeting. Walsh is to make the announcement Thursday evening … Read more ›

Rep. Joe Walsh to announce Monday where he’s running

Freshman Republican Rep. Joe Walsh said today he’ll decide on Monday which congressional district he’ll seek re-election from next year. Walsh, a tea party favorite … Read more ›

Judges weigh Illinois GOP challenge to U.S. House district map

While a panel of federal judges weighs a Republican challenge to Illinois’ new U.S. House district boundaries, lawyers for the state and the GOP said … Read more ›

Tonya Franklin & Danielle Rowe 52nd Dist Candidate IL State Rep stand with Megan Gellar
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Rowe Stands with Megan Gellar, Calls on Crystal Lake Outback Steakhouse to Reinstate Her

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 16, 2011 CONTACT: Danielle Rowe at or 847-773-7693 Rowe Stands with Megan Gellar, Calls on Crystal Lake Outback Steakhouse to Reinstate … Read more ›

Freshman U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh of McHenry, is captured on video angrily talking  with constituents at Uno Chico Bar & Grill in Gurnee. YouTube video image

Freshman GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, of Illinois, is shown on video using coarse language with constituents

Freshman U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., who was captured on video using angry, coarse language with constituents, said Wednesday that he was “a bit too … Read more ›

U.S. Reps. Joe Walsh, left, and Rany Hultgren. (Tribune photos)

Candidates raising cash for upcoming primaries

One of the most-anticipated GOP matchups pits tea party favorite U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, of McHenry, against Rep. Randy Hultgren, of Winfield, in the newly … Read more ›