The ED Files: The closest unit of government to you is you.

Becoming a Precinct Committeeman Step-by-Step The office of precinct committeeman (“PC”) has been has been called “the most powerful office in the world” because the PC is the closest structured political officeholder to the registered voter. A registered voter has no vote in internal Party policy; a precinct committeeman does. A…

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Find out what night your township takes the reins

We are starting a new outreach program and every township has the opportunity and responsibility to begin creating a strong corps for the upcoming election cycle. The formula is simple and easy. You find out what nights your township is scheduled to do phone banking by contacting your township chair here to let…

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Fact Checking Governor Rauner

Fact Checking Governor Rauner Posted by Frank Manzo IV Frank Manzo IV is the Policy Director of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI). Visit ILEPI at www.illinoisepi.org or follow ILEPI on Twitter @illinoisEPI. Today the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) released A Turnaround or a Turn Aground? Fact Checking Governor Rauner’s…

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Rauner approval rating 36%. Still laughing?

Saturday, March 21, 2015 08:06AM SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WLS) — A new state-wide poll shows Gov. Bruce Rauner’s approval rating is dropping after a little more than two months in office. The Southern Illinois University poll shows Rauner’s overall approval rating is at 36 percent. He’s still drawing support from republicans,…

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Comprehension continues to elude Congressman Roskam on Obama’s economic recovery 

“Unfortunately, the speech we heard tonight reflects a president whose focus is squarely on a political legacy and not on the common-sense policies that will strengthen families, grow our economy, and build on the common ground we all have as Americans. Our country deserves so much better.” – IL 6th…

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