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Click here to add your name bit.ly/1DScnOR Last week I shared with the Daily Kos community my strong opposition to the TPP Since we announced our opposition to the TPP we've ...
by nolandforcongress
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 09:14 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
There are many factors weighing on my mind as I consider a run for Congress. One of the biggest is that too many members of Congress have become pawns of corporate titans, Wall Street bankers and ...
by nolandforcongress
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 08:36 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Mike Noland speaks at IL Clean Jobs Rally in Springfield on Earth Day Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is a time for us to celebrate our shared community and the beauty of our environment. It also holds ...
by nolandforcongress
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 04:17 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Earlier this week I wrote a guest piece for Howie Klein's Down With Tyranny blog, if you missed it you can read it here by clicking here, about why we need campaign finance reform and what I've done ...
by nolandforcongress
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 12:38 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Greetings Kossacks – My name is Mike Noland and I am exploring a run for Congress in Illinois’ 8th District. While I explore this campaign I plan on having hundreds of conversations with voters,
by nolandforcongress
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 07:17 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Cross-posted from Blue Downstate U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL-8), who recently gave birth to a baby girl, is considering running for the U.S. Senate seat here in Illinois that is currently held ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 12 Recommends
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
I don't donate money to political campaigns, but I've subscribed to Dick Durbin's fundraising e-mail, and the latest e-mail from Durbin is a classic, to say the least: Your attention please! "Dr." ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Oct 20, 2012 at 10:40 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) deployed a strange attack on his Democratic opponent, Iraq War veteran and former Veterans Affairs official Tammy Duckworth, at a debate Tuesday night — brandishing a photo ...
by Retroactive Genius
Comment Count 215 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 09:48 AM PDT with 607 Recommends
Thanks to a wicked, Democratic-controlled gerrymander of Illinois's congressional districts, the path to a majority for House Democrats runs through my home state of Illinois. Six districts are in ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 02:13 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
...have all been targets of sexist remarks by Republicans. First, after a wedding photographer by the name of Lori Compas managed to gather enough signatures to force Wisconsin State Senate ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 02:27 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
EMILY’s List Puts Four More Strong Women "On the List" emilyslist.org -- Mar 13, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, announced ...
by jamess
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 06:03 PM PDT with 38 Recommends