Posts tagged "Bobby Schilling"

Why Did 17th District's Schilling Vote For 2 Pro-Union Amendments?

-By Warner Todd Huston Newly minted Republican Representative Bobby Schilling from Illinois’ 17th district recently voted in favor of two pro-union amendments in Congress and the votes have caused some folks to go scratching their heads in trying to figure out why he did it. Schilling ran as the business-oriented candidate against long-time Democrat incumbent... Read more »

Illinois Celebrates Ronald Reagan's 100th

-By Warner Todd Huston I am here tonight at the Illinois Republican Party celebration of Ronald Reagan’s 100 birthday. The event is being held at the Hilton on the Mag Mile, Michigan Avenue, downtown Chicago. Tonight we’ll be seeing a small retinue of stars in the GOP firmament. Senator Mark Kirk, Former Speaker of the... Read more »

Congressman-Elect Schilling on Reapportionment

From the office of Congressman-Elect Bobby Schilling (17th District)… “Voters should pick their representatives, not the other way around” EAST MOLINE—Congressman-Elect Bobby Schilling issued the following comment in response to the reapportionment numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau: “In the historic 2010 election, the voters of Illinois overwhelmingly rejected Nancy Pelosi and her radical agenda.... Read more »
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Schilling Urges Chairman Skelton to Ban Guantanamo Bay Terrorists From Coming to the U.S.

From the office of Congressman-Elect Bobby Schilling (17th District)… In letter to Skelton, Schilling opposes new provision in House defense bill that could bring terrorists to our soil EAST MOLINE, IL–Congressman-elect Bobby Schilling has released the following statement in regard to a new provision in the House defense bill that could bring terrorists to the... Read more »

Schilling to Serve on Armed Services and Agriculture Committees

From the office of Congressman-elect Bobby Schilling… Rep.-elect Schilling successfully pursues two committees important to our area’s interests EAST MOLINE, IL–Representative-elect Bobby Schilling has received his committee assignments for the 112th Congress. He will be serving on both the Armed Services Committee and the Agriculture Committee. Illinois will get a representative on the House Armed... Read more »

Man of the People: New Ill Representative Forgoes Pay Raises, Pensions, Healthcare

-By Warner Todd Huston Republican Bobby Schilling father of ten children, was just elected to Congress for Illinois’s 17th District. He beat out long-time incumbent Democrat Phil Hare. Hare made himself infamous by saying that he didn’t care much about the U.S. Constitution. As he prepares to undertake his new duties in Washington D.C., Mr.... Read more »
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Reason #15 to Vote Out Phil Hare

From the Schilling for Congress campaign (17th District)… Reason #15: Phil Hare voted for the government takeover of healthcare EAST MOLINE, IL–The Bobby Schilling for Congress campaign unveiled the 15th reason in their “20 Reasons to Vote Out Phil Hare” series. The series focuses on Phil Hare’s record and explains why he does not deserve... Read more »

Reason #14 to Vote Out Phil Hare

From the Schilling for Congress campaign (17th District)… Reason #14: On Phil Hare’s watch, the unemployment rate has more than doubled EAST MOLINE, IL–The Bobby Schilling for Congress campaign unveiled the 14th reason in their “20 Reasons to Vote Out Phil Hare” series. The series focuses on Phil Hare’s record and explains why he does... Read more »

Reason #13 to Vote Out Phil Hare

From the Schilling for Congress campaign (17th District)… Reason #13: Despite record deficits, Phil Hare believes there has been deficit reduction on his watch. EAST MOLINE, IL–The Bobby Schilling for Congress campaign unveiled the 13th reason in their “20 Reasons to Vote Out Phil Hare” series. The series focuses on Phil Hare’s record and explains... Read more »
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Former IL Governor Jim Edgar Endorses Bobby Schilling And Debates Wednesday

From the Schilling for Congress campaign (17th District)… Gov. Edgar: Schilling will “benefit our country” EAST MOLINE, IL–Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar has endorsed Bobby Schilling in his run for Congress in the Illinois 17th District. Edgar was governor from 1991-1999, and under his stewardship, Illinois achieved smaller government and a budget surplus. Known as... Read more »