Posts tagged "Melissa Bean"

Walsh Wins by 290 Votes in Ill 8th

-By Warner Todd Huston The ballots are finally all counted for the race for the 8th Congressional District in Illinois. Congratulations goes to Republican Joe Walsh who beat incumbent Democrat Melissa Bean by a scant 290 votes. The vote tally has yet to be 100 percent certified, but it looks like Walsh is the winner.... Read more »

Palatine Tea Party Challenge to the Daily Herald: Do Your Job!

From the Palatine Tea Party…. (Palatine, Illinois) – On October 14, 2010 the Palatine Tea Party was able to reach the Daily Herald writer covering the Illinois Congressional 8th district race and asked the following question. “What is the Daily Herald doing about Representative Melissa Bean (D) not debating, not having open town halls and... Read more »

Where is Waldo? Rep. Bean a No Show for Debates

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Illinois Representative Melissa Bean (D) Illinois 8th district will not talk with concerned citizens in the Illinois 8th district. She can not defend her votes or answer direct questions. She is hiding deep in her Bean Bunker! On October 9th, 2010, Illinois Representative Melissa Bean (D) Illinois... Read more »
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IL Congresswoman's View on Campaign Finance Reform

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Representative Melissa Bean (D) Illinois 8th district view on campaign finance reform “A strong proponent of campaign finance reform, Melissa believes that private interest money plays too big of a role in federal elections”. The facts do not support Bean’s view on campaign finance reform. Bean’s 2010... Read more »

Illinois Congresswoman's Out of Control Spending Spree

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Representative Melissa Bean (D) Illinois 8th district has been on an out of control spending spree since going to Washington. Federal spending has gone insane, bursting all historical bounds, since the Democrats took control of Congress in January 2007. Here is what Melissa Bean (D) said when... Read more »

Illinois Congresswoman MOCKS the Tea Party

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Representative Melissa Bean (D) Illinois 8th district MOCKS the Tea Party. Bean said the following to the Daily Herald on February 19, 2010. As for the tea party rallies and organizations, Bean bristled at calling it a “movement”. 1 Bean went on to mention Obama’s inauguration, “I... Read more »
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IL Congresswoman's Ties to Obama

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Representative Melissa Bean (D) Illinois 8th district and Obama share direct campaign funding ties. A closer look suggests that Bean and Obama are tightly linked. Two mega-donors are John W Rogers and Mellody Hobson, executives at mutual fund company Ariel Capital Management, who have given more than... Read more »

IL Congresswoman Opposes Tax Increases, But Is Against Bush Tax Cuts

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Representative Melissa Bean (D) Illinois 8th district opposes tax increases, but is against Bush tax cuts if she were elected to Congress. Here is what she said when she ran against Crane. Bean said, “Crane has argued he did his part to foster job growth by supporting... Read more »

Rep. Melissa Bean (D, IL) Refuses Offer of a Copy of Constitution

Run, Mel, run! H/T GateWayPundit
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Bean's Earmarks in 2010

From the Palatine Tea Party group… (Palatine, Illinois) – Representative Melissa Bean Illinois 8th district sponsored or co-sponsored the following 13 Earmark projects in 2010 totaling $25,271,000*. Keep in mind that 2010 is not over yet. With record deficits in 2010 of over one trillion dollars and unemployment near 10% we can see why people... Read more »