Posts in category "Randy Hultgren"

Ill Reps Roskam, Hultgren Talk Defunding Obamacare

-By Warner Todd Huston Two of our Republican Congressmen have voted in favor of defunding Obamacare and in delaying it for a year in order to try and fix the hundreds of problems and failures in which Obama’s healthcare law is mired. Sixth District Republican Peter Roskam says that the American people are in “clear... Read more »

Kinzinger, Hultgren: Two Ill Congressman Celebrate Obamacare Defunding

-By Warner Todd Huston Today the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution budget that would pay for everything the federal government does except for one thing: Obamacare. So, Republicans lived up to their pledge to pass a budget that didn’t allot a penny to Obama’s government takeover of our healthcare system even as it... Read more »

Roskam, Dold, Hultgren: Statements on Attacks of U.S. Embassies

Three of our Illinois Congressmen issued statements about the attacks on our embassies in Libya and Egypt. Peter Roskam, 6th District: “My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of Ambassador Chris Stevens, Foreign Service Information Management Officer, Sean Smith and their two colleagues whose lives were taken yesterday while serving their country in... Read more »
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Illinois Congressmen on Obamacare Ruling

-By Warner Todd Huston As hard as it is to believe, Illinois has a pretty large contingent of Republican Congressmen roaming the halls of Washington DC. Not surprisingly they have an awful lot to say about the disastrous Obamacare decision. First up is Peter Roskam (6th District). Roskam is the Majority Chief Deputy Whip in... Read more »

CPAC Chicago, Part 4: Joe Walsh, Randy Hultgren, Straw Poll Results

-By Warner Todd Huston Finally, in part four we’ll hear from two solid Illinois Congressmen, the 8th District’s Joe Walsh and Randy Hultgren of the 14th. We’ll also hear the, perhaps not startling results of the straw poll, the most important question from which was who Romney should pick for his vice presidential candidate (hint,... Read more »

CPAC Chicago, Part 3: Bobby Jindal, Peter Roskam, Michele Bachman

-By Warner Todd Huston In part three of our series we’ll take a look at the speeches of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, Illinois Congressman Peter Roskam, and Representative Michele Bachmann of Minnesota. Bachmann’s speech was quite interesting for its singular focus on a particular jihad-supporting Muslim group that is operating in America today. Bachmann was... Read more »
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CPAC Chicago, Wisconsin Praised, Obama Razed -- Part One: Rick Santorum, Ron Johnson

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, Friday evening, June 8, 2012, we marked the end of the first CPAC event held in Chicago and what a great event it was. The triumph in Wisconsin was on everyone’s mind but so was Obama’s dismal record. Not just dismal, but according to several speakers, even dangerous. The economy... Read more »

CPAC Chicago, Part 2: Richard Mourdock, Chris Christie, Herman Cain

-By Warner Todd Huston In part two of my coverage of CPACs first Midwestern conference event, we will see some of the high spots of the floor speeches of Indiana Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie – always a crowd favorite – and the redoubtable Herman Cain. Cain also visited the media... Read more »

What Happened at the Illinois GOP Convention? Mostly Status Quo, But...

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Republican Party held its 2012 Party Convention this weekend. On the docket was addressing some asked for rules changes and picking a slate of delegates to the GOP national convention to nominate Mitt Romney to carry the Party’s banner in the upcoming presidential election. My ultimate analysis is that... Read more »
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Hultgren Huddle- Focusing on Veterans‏

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… All About Veterans: Hultgren on Honoring Commitments and Helping with the Transition Back Home Job Fairs Just for Vets Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Windy City Smart Job Fair: June 6, 2012. 9:00am-1:00pm. Chicago Hilton- 720 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL IAVA, in... Read more »