New Sean Casten Poll Shows Tie with Roskam

Democrat Sean Casten, who is trying to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., says his internal polling numbers show the two are in a statistical tie. The survey (see the memo here) indicates 45 percent of those surveyed support Roskam, 44 percent for Casten, with 11 percent undecided. Democrats…

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Rep. Peter Roskam Continues to Avoid His Constituents

04/10/2018 From Letters to the Editor, Chicago Sun Times Last Saturday, more than 600 residents of the 6th District of Illinois filled the pews of the First United Methodist Church of Glen Ellyn for the Town Hall for Our Lives — but one anticipated guest was missing in action. Our…

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In Praise of Women Running for Office and Marching to the Polls

Suzanne Baker Naperville Sun The 6th Congressional District race is indicative of a wave that is rolling across the nation. Of the seven candidates vying for the opportunity to run head-to-head against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam this November, five are women. In record numbers women are jumping into…

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Tom Perez and Keith Ellison join ranks to move DNC to the left.

The race for chair of the Democratic National Committee came to an end (yesterday) in Atlanta when former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected to the position, beating out Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison in a race that had come to be framed as a battle between the party’s Obama-era establishment…

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