Tag: Aaron Schock

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Ill. Republican Darin LaHood Takes $3,500 from Clinton-Linked Podesta Lobbying Group

Establishment Republican Darin LaHood is running to replace disgraced Congressman Aaron Schock in the Illinois 18th District special election and is claiming to be an “outsider” and a “conservative.” However, his donation filings show he has taken in up to $3,500 from the liberal, Clinton-linked lobbyist organization, the Podesta Group.

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Darin LaHood and Ill. GOP Establishment Attempt to Elbow Conservative Opponent Out of 18th District Race

Illinois establishment Republican candidate Darin LaHood is being accused of making behind-the-scenes crony capitalist deals, attempting to mask his moderate voting record, refusing to debate a legitimate opponent, and trying to cajole voters to vote before they have even heard what the candidates stand for in the 18th District special election set to replace now disgraced establishment Republican Aaron Schock.

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The Anti-Gun History of Man Who Wants to Replace Disgraced Aaron Schock

Candidates in Illinois are jockeying for the position to replace now-resigned Congressman Aaron Schock in the Illinois 18th Congressional District. But one candidate, whose family is firmly entrenched in the Illinois GOP establishment, has a history of incompetence and, at least once, revealed anti-gun sentiments.

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FBI Begins Criminal Investigation of Aaron Schock

The Justice Department has launched a formal criminal investigation into the office and campaign expenses of resigning Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, as well as his personal business dealings with political donors, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Friday.

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Mike Flynn Considers Run for Aaron Schock’s Seat

Mike Flynn–an author and, for several years, editor at Breitbart News–has been receiving calls about possibly running to replace disgraced GOP congressman Aaron Schock in Illinois’s 18th district.

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Rep. Aaron Schock’s Associates Contacted in Spending Investigation

The investigation into what many feel is questionable spending by Illinois Representative Aaron Schock is growing. The inquiry has now grown to the point where some of the Republican’s associates are being contacted by congressional investigators.

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Aaron Schock’s Senior Adviser Resigns over Racist Facebook Posts

Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock’s week just got a little worse after one of his staffers was forced to resign for a series of posts over several years on his Facebook account comparing African-Americans to “zoo animals” engaged in a “mating ritual” and attacking them as “hood rats.”

Dem Rep Bustos Admits She Knew About Veteran Pension Cuts

Dem Rep Bustos Admits She Knew About Veteran Pension Cuts

I have great respect for those who have risked their lives and fought for our country. Our veterans deserve the absolute best. That’s why I was shocked to find out that the Ryan-Murray Budget–that incumbent Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for

Rep: GOP to Roll Out New 'Contract' as Early as Late Summer

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The Hill: Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) told MSNBC that what members of his party are calling the “Commitment with America,” an updated version of the document that helped

Obama's NEA Chair Is a Broadway Baby

So Rocco Landesman is the new chairman of the NEA. The gregarious and outspoken producer and theatre executive has long been known for his bold risk-taking, his penchant for publicity and his leftward lean. As it is no big surprise