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Jesse Jackson Jr.'s, Campaign Has Missed Last 3 FEC Filing Deadlines

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s, Campaign Has Missed Last 3 FEC Filing Deadlines

Disgraced former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., who began serving a 30-month prison sentence on October 29, for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds to live a lavish and extravagant lifestyle, has reportedly failed to file the past three required quarterly finance

34 Homicides in Rahm's Chicago in October

34 Homicides in Rahm's Chicago in October

October was another bloody month for the city of Chicago, as the city suffered 34 homicides, 29 from fatal shootings, and 98 more shot and injured. Seven more people have been killed thus far in November, bringing the murder total

Chicago to Spend $1 Million on Boat-Burning Festival

Chicago to Spend $1 Million on Boat-Burning Festival

Despite facing a staggering $369 million estimating operating deficit in 2014 and a $1 billion deficit in 2015, Rahm Emanuel’s “World Class City” has scraped together a $1 million for a “Great Chicago Fire Festival” in the fall of 2014.

Illinois Senate Pres.: $100 Billion Unfunded Pension Liability Not 'Crisis'

Illinois Senate Pres.: $100 Billion Unfunded Pension Liability Not 'Crisis'

In a Sunday morning interview with WGN Radio, Illinois’ Senate President John Cullerton said the state’s staggering $100 billion unfunded pension liability is not a “crisis.” “People really misunderstand the nature of this whole problem; quite frankly, I don’t think

41 September Homicides in Rahm's Chicago, Murders Exceed 2011 Pace

41 September Homicides in Rahm's Chicago, Murders Exceed 2011 Pace

After Chicago recorded a terrible homicide total of 53 in August, September wasn’t much better for Rahm’s “world class” city. The city suffered 41 homicides, 30 of which resulted from 184 total shootings.  September brings more bad news for Chicago residents.

Bill Ayers to Get Taxpayer Money for Appearance at IL Community College

Bill Ayers to Get Taxpayer Money for Appearance at IL Community College

Bill Ayers, a co-founder of the Weather Underground terrorist organization that was responsible for several bombings, including the U.S. Capitol in the 1970’s, is scheduled to lecture on “Democracy and Education: Teaching for Liberation,” at Elgin Community College (ECC) in

4 Charged Without Bond in Mass Shooting of 13 in Chicago Park

4 Charged Without Bond in Mass Shooting of 13 in Chicago Park

Police have taken four black males in their 20’s into custody in relation to last Thursday night’s mass shooting, that left 13 people wounded on a south side basketball court, including a three-year old boy who was shot in the

Kinzinger Gets Challenge From Tea Party Activist David Hale in IL-16

Kinzinger Gets Challenge From Tea Party Activist David Hale in IL-16

David Hale, a conservative activist from Rockford, Illinois has announced he will challenge the GOP’s Adam Kinzinger, the sitting U.S. congressman from Illinois 16th district. Hale is a U.S. Army Veteran and a Registered Nurse with eight years experience in

13 Shot Including 3-Year Old Boy in Rahm's Chicago

13 Shot Including 3-Year Old Boy in Rahm's Chicago

Thirteen people were shot during a Thursday night basketball game at Cornell Square Park in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood.  Two of the victims were in their teens: a 17-year-old girl, shot in the foot and a 15-year-old boy,

Rahm's Chicago: 21 Homicides 78 Shot to Date in September

Rahm's Chicago: 21 Homicides 78 Shot to Date in September

Cooler weather began to settle in to Rahm Emanuel’s bloody Chicago over last weekend, bringing a slight relief to the ongoing violence the city has experienced this summer, but residents are still concerned about their safety on Chicago’s deadly streets

Cornell West 'Uncertain' if 9/11 Was Inside Job

Cornell West 'Uncertain' if 9/11 Was Inside Job

Cornell West told the Capitol City Project’s Joe Schoffstall that he is “unsure” whether or not the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were an “inside job” at Wednesday’s “Million Muslim March” in Washington, D.C. West went on to say his

13 Illinois Public Officials Indicted Including Rev. Wright's Daughter

13 Illinois Public Officials Indicted Including Rev. Wright's Daughter

Thirteen members of Illinois’ powerful and elite political class have now been charged in fraud schemes by the U.S. Attorney’s office this year. At least two have some form of connection to President Obama: Jeri L. Wright, daughter of the controversial

53 Homicides, 224 Shot and Wounded in August in Rahm's Chicago

53 Homicides, 224 Shot and Wounded in August in Rahm's Chicago

No matter how Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendant Garry McCarthy spin it by touting overall crime being down in the city, the numbers for 2013 are still horrifying. The website HeyJackass.com, which keeps some pretty interesting data regarding

Schakowsky Blasts Black CEO for Making Too Much Money

Schakowsky Blasts Black CEO for Making Too Much Money

In a Huffington Post op-ed penned by Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) on Labor Day, the congresswoman blasted McDonald’s CEO Donald Thompson, “one of corporate America’s most successful African Americans,” for making too much money. Schakowsky attended a protest in favor of

Former IL GOP Chairman Pat Brady to Lobby Same-Sex Marriage for ACLU

Former IL GOP Chairman Pat Brady to Lobby Same-Sex Marriage for ACLU

Former Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady has signed on with the American Civil Liberties Union to lobby House Republicans to pass a same-sex marriage bill in the land of Lincoln.  Brady resigned from his post in disgrace after pressure

Chicago Residents Go to Court over Rahm's Rental Bikes

Chicago Residents Go to Court over Rahm's Rental Bikes

Controversy surrounding Chicago’s new $22 million taxpayer-subsidized bike-“sharing” program “Divvy” escalated this week. It’s not just the cost burden and “special pricing” for city workers that’s driving the continued discontent, as new concerns about the placement of the bike rental

Chicago City Workers Get Discount on Taxpayer-Subsidized Bikes

Chicago City Workers Get Discount on Taxpayer-Subsidized Bikes

Since June, stations full of sky blue bicycles, part of Chicago’s bike sharing program, called “Divvy,” have been popping up across the city, thanks to $22 million in taxpayer subsidies from a federal Transportation Grant (TIGER), and Tax Increment Financing

Feds Indict Recently 'Retired' City Comptroller of Rahm's Chicago

Feds Indict Recently 'Retired' City Comptroller of Rahm's Chicago

In July, shortly after Mayor Rahm Emuel’s Chicago bond rating was triple-downgraded by Moody’s S&P and just before the city released its Annual Financial Forecast which shows the city will be spending $1 billion it will not have in 2015–Amer

Two Shot, One Killed on Rahm's Chicago 'Safe-Passage' Route

Two Shot, One Killed on Rahm's Chicago 'Safe-Passage' Route

Two men were shot in Chicago on August 11 on one of the city’s newly created “Safe Passage” routes intended to keep school children safe.The “Safe Passage” routes along which the men were attacked had recently been heralded by Mayor

Jesse Jackson, Jr. to Be Sentenced Wednesday

Jesse Jackson, Jr. to Be Sentenced Wednesday

Jesse Jackson, Jr., the former Congressman and son of Jesse Jackson, is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday for misspending $750,000 in campaign funds. Jackson’s wife Sandi is also scheduled for sentencing at the same time for her failure to report

Bright Hopes for Ousting So.South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham

Bright Hopes for Ousting So.South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham

Conservative star State Senator Lee Bright (SC-12) tells Breitbart News he will formally announce his candidacy for U.S. Senate Tuesday. “It’s time for someone new to represent the people of South Carolina in the U.S. Senate,” said Bright. “Tim Scott

Chicago Community Organizer: Labor Unions 'Poverty Pimping', 'Racist'

Chicago Community Organizer: Labor Unions 'Poverty Pimping', 'Racist'

According to J.R. Fleming, a community organizer from the south side of Chicago, labor unions are “poverty-pimping racists.” I caught up with Fleming outside of the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago on Thursday during a big-labor organized protest against

Chicago Protests Against ALEC Turn Violent, 7 Arrested

Chicago Protests Against ALEC Turn Violent, 7 Arrested

Seven protesters against the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) 40th Anniversary conference held in Chicago, IL, were taken into custody on Thursday after the demonstrations took a violent turn. The protest was organized by the Chicago Federation of Labor in