If you are looking for a new summer read, you might consider state Rep. Tony McCombie’s suggestion: a Chicago Tribune piece documenting the nearly three dozen aldermen who have faced corruption charges since the 1970s.
Ammie Kessem, a Republican state House candidate, says Tuesday's election is about leadership, or lack thereof, in Springfield. She’s running against incumbent state Rep. Robert Martwick (D-Chicago) in District 19.
Ammie Kessem, the Republican candidate for the 19th House District, recently posted a Facebook video criticizing the political quid pro quo that allegedly keeps longtime House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) in power.
Attempts by the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL) to discredit state House candidate Ammie Kessem’s pro-union credentials are inaccurate and misleading, according to a recent editorial published on Medium.com.
Ammie Kessem, a Republican candidate in the 19th District race for the Illinois House, also criticized her opponent’s endorsement of Toni Preckwinkle, describing the mayoral candidate as the "Soda Tax Queen."
It’s a paradox that the same state Democratic politicians who have led the state to the brink of fiscal crisis manage to be re-elected, according to Republican leaders gathered recently to expose the "Chicago Machine."