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Dem Rep Kelly: ‘Why do NRA Dollars Matter More Than American Lives?’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL) declared her support for those participating in the March for Our Lives protests and wondered, “Why do NRA dollars matter more than American lives?” Transcript as Follows:  Antonio Brown and 49

One Dead, 35 Wounded in Typical Chicago Weekend Violence

One Dead, 35 Wounded in Typical Chicago Weekend Violence

With the weekend behind us, it is time once again to tally up the carnage in the Windy City, a city with some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation. This time only one person was killed, but

NYC's Bloomberg Contributing to Bill Daley's Illinois Governor Campaign

NYC's Bloomberg Contributing to Bill Daley's Illinois Governor Campaign

Last month, President Obama’s former Chief of Staff, Bill Daley, raised $800,000 in the first two and a half weeks since announcing his candidacy for Illinois Governor. Crain’s Chicago Business reports that according to campaign spokesman Pete Giangreco, New York

Ex-Ill. Lawmaker Elected to Succeed Jackson Jr.

Ex-Ill. Lawmaker Elected to Succeed Jackson Jr.

By SOPHIA TAREENAssociated PressCHICAGOFormer Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly, whose campaign received a $2 million boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, easily captured Tuesday’s special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. The win for the

Schakowsky: Assault Weapons Ban 'Just the Beginning'

Schakowsky: Assault Weapons Ban 'Just the Beginning'

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a member of the Democratic Party’s leadership in the House of Representatives, suggested to Jason Mattera at a Feb. 13 women’s rights rally that plans for an assault weapons ban and private-sales background checks were only

Backlash Builds Against Chicago Media for Attacks on GOP's McKinley

Backlash Builds Against Chicago Media for Attacks on GOP's McKinley

The GOP primary in the race to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr. received little to no coverage leading up to the February 26 ballot from the mainstream Chicago media. Since winning the Republican nomination, however, the media have fixated on Republican

FOX 32 Sunday Reporter`s Notebook: Paul McKinley and Breitbart.com

FOX 32 Sunday Reporter`s Notebook: Paul McKinley and Breitbart.com

Chicago News and Weather | FOX 32 News CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -In my reporter’s notebook this morning, more on Illinois’ 2nd congressional district and on one of my favorite conservative websites.It’s become a chief cheerleader for apparent GOP nominee

McKinley Announces 'The Machine' Marching Tour for IL-02 Race

McKinley Announces 'The Machine' Marching Tour for IL-02 Race

GOP primary winner Paul McKinley is wasting no time hitting the pavement to spread his message across the Illinois 2nd Congressional District. Thursday night, he announced that he will begin a walking tour through the district to meet voters and

Mayor Bloomberg's Anti-Gun Rights Super PAC Eager for 2014 Races

Mayor Bloomberg's Anti-Gun Rights Super PAC Eager for 2014 Races

Billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pouring his massive wealth into an anti-gun rights super PAC to defeat 2014 pro-Second Amendment candidates supported by the National Rifle Association (NRA). Bloomberg’s super PAC Independence USA, which is solely funded

Biden: Chicago Election Shows Voters Want More Gun Control

Biden: Chicago Election Shows Voters Want More Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden stated yesterday that gun control enthusiast Robin Kelly’s victory in the Chicago Democrat congressional primary is a sign that voters want stricter gun control and are turning against the all-powerful gun lobby.  “For the first time

Why Obama Wins: Democrats Purge Moderates, Republicans Purge Conservatives

Why Obama Wins: Democrats Purge Moderates, Republicans Purge Conservatives

Wednesday’s headlines provide an important lesson in the difference in strategy between the two political parties. In Chicago, the Obama operation quashed former Rep. Debbie Halvorson, who enjoyed an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association, in favor of anti-gun

'Ex-Offender' McKinley Wins IL GOP Primary to Replace Jesse Jackson, Jr.

'Ex-Offender' McKinley Wins IL GOP Primary to Replace Jesse Jackson, Jr.

While Chicago media focused on Robin Kelly’s landslide victory in Tuesday’s Democrat primary, after they blatantly ignored the GOP primary throughout the campaign, the Republican race to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr. in Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District was the thriller on

Bloomberg Spending Lifts Kelly in IL Special Primary Election

Bloomberg Spending Lifts Kelly in IL Special Primary Election

(AP) Kelly wins Dem. nod for ex-Rep. Jackson Jr.’s seatBy SARA BURNETT and SOPHIA TAREENAssociated PressCHICAGOFormer Illinois legislator Robin Kelly has won the Democratic primary to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Kelly, from the southern Chicago suburb

Bloomberg PAC Endorses Candidate in Favor of Gun Bans for Jesse Jr. Seat

Bloomberg PAC Endorses Candidate in Favor of Gun Bans for Jesse Jr. Seat

In the Illinois 2nd District Special Election to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr., New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Independence USA PAC has gone all in, spending an estimated $1.4 million in attack ads against former Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson and endorsing anti-gun-extremist Robin Kelly. Kelly has