Posts tagged: Mike Bost

Serving As Poll Watcher: You Too Can Help Prevent Voter Fraud

Poll Watcher prevents Voter Fraud

Written by John Biver

Believe it or not, the question of whether voter fraud is a serious concern is debated not just between the political left and the political right. It’s also a controversy among Republicans and conservatives. What’s not in doubt is that there is plenty of anecdotal and factual evidence out there for everyone to consider.

First, just one anecdote. Inside sources tell me that many Republicans on the ground are convinced that Mike Bost would not have won the general election last year to represent his neighbors in the U.S.… Continue Reading

U.S. Rep. Dold Has Money Edge in 10th District Rematch

10thDist

Written by Russ Stewart

In Washington, D.C., “safe” is every politician’s, lobbyist’s and campaign fund-raiser’s favorite four-letter word, physically and politically, especially in the U.S. House, where the Republicans hold a 245-188 majority (with two vacancies).

Of the 435 seats up for election in 2016, according to nonpartisan prognosticators like the Rothenberg and Gonzales Political Report, Rollcall, Sabato’s Crystal Ball and the Cook Political Report, only 32 are “in play,” which means susceptible to a party switch next year.… Continue Reading

“Dysfunctional” Democrats May Keep House Supermajority

Madigan

Written by Russ Stewart

Michael Madigan is a political genius, a durable Democratic leader, a successful and wealthy lawyer, and a horrendously dysfunctional speaker of the Illinois House.

Mayor Richard J. Daley once babbled some nonsense that “Good government is good politics.” He should have known better, as he spent a decade in Springfield, where the operative philosophy is “good politics may be good government, but if it’s not, so what?” Grasping, clutching and holding power is endemic.… Continue Reading

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