Posts tagged: Lauren Underwood

UPDATEDx3 with Ratings Changes and More Super PAC Spending

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and President Biden Visited Chicagoland, Vice President Harris hits Chicagoland Sunday for GOTV

Written by John Lopez

UPDATEDx3 with President Biden and House Republican Leader McCarthy come & gone; final super PAC spending and Cook Political Report w/ Amy Walter ratings changes, including IL-06 & IL-14 from “Likely Democrat” to “Leans Democrat,” upgraded in Republicans favor; and results with House majority super PAC independent expenditures for broadcast TV opposing the Republican nominees. Continue Reading

A 2022 Get-Out-the-Vote Message: Don’t Stop at the Top!

Written by John Lopez

The 2022 General Election campaign is reaching the home stretch, and the start of expanded in-person early voting and local get-out-the-vote (GOTV) efforts are underway to ensure that all voters turn out to cast their ballots. In their GOTV messaging, everyone from the honorable precinct committeepersons on up should remind voters, “Don’t Stop at the Top!”

In the 2020 elections, Kane County saw four of its countywide offices flipped from Republican to Democrat control, including the open offices of county board chairman (elected at-large by popular vote) and state’s attorney.… Continue Reading

National Republicans Set the Ranking of Congressional Races in Illinois

Written by John Lopez

On July 18, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) announced through National Journal‘s Erin Covey it had elevated 10 of the Republican nominees across the country to the highest level of the NRCC’s Young Guns candidate recruitment program.

In addition to IL-17 nominee Esther Joy King (R, East Moine), the two IL U.S. House nominees elevated by the NRCC are IL-06 nominee Keith Pekau (R, Orland Park) and IL-13 nominee Regan Deering (R, Decatur).… Continue Reading

Ethics in Government Act of 1978 Promulgates Candidates Filing Financial Disclosure Statements

by John Lopez

As Illinois Family Action begins looking at the Financial Disclosure statements (FD) of Republican candidates seeking the Republican nominations on June 28 for U.S. House or U.S. Senate, voters have an early look at the kind of Member of Congress they would be if nominated and elected on November 8.

Last week, the suburban Chicagoland’s Daily Herald ran articles about FDs for both congressional candidates and incumbents.

In addition to the contents of an FD, other factors will complement a congressional primary voter’s decision whom to support in an election.… Continue Reading

Richard Irvin Only Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Who Broke From Trump…

… assuming Irvin was ever with Trump

Written by John Lopez

Back on June 25, 2019, Aurora Mayor, now “Republican” gubernatorial candidate Richard Irvin, said the following:

“Aurora was built by and is still sustained by hardworking families where every dollar counts.  We applaud Congresswoman Underwood for her stalwart efforts and fully support H.R.1757 and its goal of providing tax relief to working families.”

As the quote said, Irvin applauded U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood (D-Naperville) in the context of her congressional office’s press release of 6/25/19.… Continue Reading

Headline Misleads About Mary Miller and Jim Marter

Written by David E. Smith and Paul Hurst

The Daily Herald newspaper recently published an article about Congresswoman Mary Miller (R-15th) and her endorsement of Congressional Candidate Jim Marter, who is running as a Republican for the 14th Congressional District in the western and southwestern suburbs of Chicagoland. Upon receiving a Marter for Congress press release about the endorsement, the Daily Herald took the occasion to drudge up a previously debunked attack-narrative against Miller, by referring to her as a “Hitler quoting lawmaker.”… Continue Reading

GOP Must Apply Discernment when Nominating Challenger to Bill Foster in the 11th District

Written by John Lopez

Editor’s note:  Originally published on February 16, an additional candidate filing and other news in this race prompted the revision of this article.  Edited March 26 reflects the candidates who actually filed nominating petitions with the State Board of Elections. Edited April 3 upon the withdrawal of Juan “Johnny” Ramos on April 1.

The fight for control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2022 includes battleground districts in the state of Illinois. … Continue Reading

Marter: Underwood Owes The Nursing Community and Constituents an Apology

U.S. Congressional Candidate James Marter called on Lauren Underwood to apologize to the Nursing Community and her constituents for deceiving them and endangering their lives.

During her first run for Congress, Underwood boasted of her experience in Health and Human Services, preparing for and responding to public health crises. Similarly, she touted her nursing career, although the New York Times has since exposed that she had “never really worked with patients.”

“Much of the Congresswoman’s rhetoric appears to be geared to gaining political office, rather than sharing truth.… Continue Reading

Election Update: What We Know So Far

Written by David E. Smith

The final results of this week’s election may remain unknown for days or weeks with five or more states still counting ballots. Our continued prayers are needed today and throughout the upcoming week for honesty and fairness to prevail. Pray that voter fraud of any type would be exposed. The Bible tells us in Proverbs 20:23 that the Lord hates unequal scales.

We should not be surprised to learn how wrong the predictions of the establishment media and pollsters have been again.… Continue Reading

IFA Endorses Jim Oberweis in the 14th Congressional District

Written by David E. Smith

We’ve spent months investigating the candidates running for state and federal office. We have emailed/messaged them, compiled voter guide surveys, reviewed their web sites and social media, analyzed voting records, compiled public statements, and met with many of them. Our endorsements are based on the top-tier issues that matter to pro-life/pro-family voters.

Therefore, the IFA Board of Directors and staff enthusiastically endorses Jim Oberweis in the 14th Congressional District. We believe Jim will be able to stand up to the Left’s smears and tactics and will help turn Illinois around.… Continue Reading