Rotering claims $400,000 raised but has yet to file as candidate with FE. Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering announced a bid for Congress today and has reportedly started fundraising, but she has not filed as a candidate with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), potentially in violation of federal law.
Illinois Democratic legislators are suffering from memory loss. Below is an excerpt from a Chicago Tribune editorial on Illinois Senate Democrats’ failure to fund a state child care program that serves low-income families: Forget the measles outbreak. A more devastating medical condition is winding its way through the Capitol in Springfield. It's called amnesia.
“Senator Mark Kirk’s courageous recovery from a stroke and his commitment to helping his fellow ‘Battle Buddies’ recover from their health challenges is an inspiration for all of us. As Senator Mark Kirk continues to climb Illinois’ tallest buildings, there is no doubt he is ready for every challenge.” Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider