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Outgoing Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL), a right-wing loudmouth who got his rear end handed to him in the 2012 IL-8 congressional race by Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth, is seriously considering a ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 10:07 PM PST with 26 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 178 comments on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 05:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 93 comments on Thu Jul 28, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
To receive the ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 175 comments on Mon Jun 20, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Apr 08, 2011 at 06:30 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
War is peace. Lies are truth. And, now, Melissa Bean is like Elizabeth Warren. That is the instant thought I had when reading about the rumors that the White House might consider appointing ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 06:39 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Oh, good fuckin' Lord.
by Colorado is the Shiznit
Comment Count 120 comments on Mon Nov 08, 2010 at 12:02 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Let's elect Joe Walsh to Illinois' 8th Congressional District. (snark) Let's go back to the days when big business got a wink and a nod from our government, telling them it's OK to ignore any ...
by whatwoc1
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Aug 29, 2010 at 09:22 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Crossposted from Hillbilly Report. Remember last year when the stripping down of regulations on the ...
by RDemocrat
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Dec 10, 2009 at 09:09 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Remember how we were excited when Melissa Bean beat Republican Phil Crane in 2004? Since then, worked very hard to make sure that Wall St. and mortgage bankers ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Dec 10, 2009 at 12:50 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Blue Dogs are blocking the vote on the Financial Regulatory Bill which would be the greatest expansion of regulation on the Financial Industry in a generation because of two reasons.
by calchala
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Dec 09, 2009 at 04:15 PM PST with 15 Recommends
To thank me. And to thank you. Because over the past two days, we've been demonstrating to Democrats in vulnerable districts that when they stand with our party and for progressive causes,
by Adam B
Comment Count 184 comments on Wed Nov 11, 2009 at 11:19 AM PST with 704 Recommends
Earlier today, Adam B put up a diary about his ActBlue ...
by Buffalo Girl
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 06:13 PM PST with 16 Recommends
On the first day , 144 of us made 2,162 contributions to twenty ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 09:01 AM PST with 63 Recommends
The AP is reporting that large property insurers might finally get what they've been wet-dreaming about for years: one set of federal regulations rather than the current patchwork of 50 states' ...
by indigoblueskies
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 08:36 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Damn! Dan Seals beating Mark Kirk; Melissa Bean holding off a republican businessman in a heavily ...
by DupageBlue
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2008 at 02:40 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Thanks to the few of you who heard my last entry. Illinois is not exactly a battleground but I thought I should comment on two more races and some interesting developments in them - such as Cheney ...
by Suggestion For A New National Anthem
Comment Count 0 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 03:42 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
This past Friday I was privileged to attend a fundraising luncheon with Dr. Dean as the honored guest and featured speaker. Howard Dean was in Chicago for a luncheon sponsored ...
by Eman
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2008 at 12:08 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Say it actually happens - Obama beats McCain in November. In that case Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich will have to choose a successor for Barack Obama's Senate seat. Today,
by Sven at My Silver State
Comment Count 85 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2008 at 03:28 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Many of us are (unfortunately) familiar with Harold Ickes, who is in charge of managing superdelegates for the Clinton camp. His counterpart in the Obama campaign appears to be Representative ...
by jazmen8
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu May 08, 2008 at 08:50 PM PDT with 20 Recommends