Posts tagged "Mark Kirk"

Has Governor Rauner given up on revolutionary reforms for Illinois? Watch Berkowitz w/Family-Pac's Caprio, Cable/Web

Rauner seems to have given up on a second stab at Revolution, and lately the Governor appears to be tacking left, or whichever way the wind will take or tack him. How tacky! Tonight’s Chicago Metro edition of Public Affairs, airing in 24 North and Northwest Chicago suburbs, features Paul Caprio, Executive Director of Family-Pac,... Read more »

Doug Bennett, 10th CD R primary candidate, differs from his opponent on same sex marriage/Paris Accord? Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: What does Jeremy say about same sex marriage? Doug Bennett (R-Deerfield): I think he is for it. ******** Doug Bennett : I think [Trump’s decision on the Paris Accord]  is the right decision. Tonight’s Chicago Metro edition of Public Affairs features Doug Bennett, 54,  running in a contested 10th Cong. District Republican Primary.... Read more »

Berkowitz w/10th CD Republican Primary candidate Doug Bennett: A conservative? Cable/Web

Doug Bennett (R-Deerfield): I think [Trump’s decision on the Paris Accord]  is the right decision. Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Doug Bennett, 54,  running in a contested 10th Cong. District Republican Primary. The show airs throughout the City proper at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV]. You... Read more »
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A 10th CD contested Republican Primary: Berkowitz w/Doug Bennett, Cable/Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Doug Bennett (R-Deerfield), 54,  running in a contested 10th Cong. District Republican Primary. The show airs throughout the City proper at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV]. You can also watch the show 24/7 by clicking here. So far, there is only... Read more »

Judge Posner and 10th CD Republican Primary Candidate Doug Bennett w/Berkowitz: Cable & Web

7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner: … old documents [such as the U. S. Constitution] are not going to tell you how to deal with new problems.   Judge Posner: That was the end of the spittoon. Except the U. S. Supreme Court and Congress have these stupid spittoons. Now, I don’t like... Read more »

Where did Gov. Rauner’s "Right stuff," on education/economic reforms go? Can he recover?

In the olden days, as a candidate in 2014, self-made billionaire businessman Rauner actually stood for something: Bringing true reforms and economic growth to the State. Go on, Governor, get in the game. You’ve got the Right Stuff. I once saw it in you. As the song goes, “Long ago it must be. I have... Read more »
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Dold the winner in IL 10th CD

With 92% of the vote in, Robert Dold is winning the IL Tenth Congressional District by about 4,000 votes, or 52% to 48%.  This is a district that the Republicans  held from 1979 to 2012, via John Porter, Mark Kirk and for the last two years of that 33 year time interval– it was held... Read more »

Cong. Kirk picks up a bundle of North Shore cash last night

Cong. Mark Kirk (R- Highland Park), the Republican Candidate for the U. S. Senate, stopped by the Wilmette, IL home of Drs. Olga and Tony Ivankovich [Significant players, along with at least one other doctor in attendance, at Rush University Medical Center] last night, in an attempt to maintain and grow his advantage in terms... Read more »

Cong. Mark Kirk's likely U. S. Senate campaign themes/ City Club of Chicago discussion

5th Term Cong. Mark Steven Kirk (R- Highland Park) is currently in the lead to become the next U. S. Senator from Illinois, replacing Democrat Roland Burris, who replaced Democrat Barack Obama, who replaced Republican Peter Fitzgerald when he decided not to seek re-election in 2004. The Real Clear Politics average of polling data has Kirk... Read more »
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Is Dold (R) the logical Fall winner in the IL 10th CD? Or, is the third time the charm for Seals (D)?

Bob Dold, the 10th Cong. District Republican Party nominee, comes across as someone who is on an “even keel,” all the time. The no drama Dold, so to speak.  That temperament may have started with his strong but balanced academic background, which includes a Kenilworth grade school, New Trier High School, an undergraduate degree from... Read more »