SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
New Super PAC ad hits Hutchinson, Halvorson on guns

Thursday, Feb 7, 2013

* The Super PAC Progressive Kick claims this ad will be “disseminated via cable TV and web ads in the district as well as emailed to 90,000 Democratic primary voters.” The ad begins with a visually striking special effect. Rate it

The group raised over $800K last year, and had only about $87K on hand at the end of December. They could’ve raised more since then, though.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


21 Comments
  1. - OneMan - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 12:45 pm:

    The gunshot stuff is good, curious if the slightly pixilated kid is someone who was shot..

    Also think the dripping red is a bit much.


  2. - Just Observing - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 12:49 pm:

    I’m guessing the kid in the commercial is a stock photo (i.e., model, actor). I would think (and hope) they would not have used a pic of a real Chicago kid that got shot.

    Overall, if this is an issue that will move voters, I guess its an effective ad. Very simple… cuts to the chase.


  3. - Kasich Walker, Jr. - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 12:51 pm:

    If the gun issue is all those anointing got to differentiate their anointed from the rest, who’s gonna stop ‘em from going with it?


  4. - MrJM - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:07 pm:

    “Here are three candidates. These two are unacceptable. We’re not going to tell you which of these three to vote for, but for God’s sake don’t vote for these two!”

    Our country’s Super PAC regulations are a disgraceful joke.

    – MrJM


  5. - Spliff - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:18 pm:

    If Hutchinson won the day last week I would say the stars shifted over the weekend and it seems as if Kelly has won this week.


  6. - VanillaMan - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:19 pm:

    It’s a chick ad, from a chick candidate. Dramatic, emotional and appealing to those feeling scared and helpless.

    What is the percentage of female voters in the second? Those seem to be the demographics Kelly and Hutchinson are fighting over.

    What percentage of voters in the second are directly affected by Chicago’s murder rates?

    Kelly is a single issue candidate with a solution that won’t pass Congress and won’t fix the issue.


  7. - Formerly Known As... - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:40 pm:

    @VannilaMan: the most recent numbers I’ve seen show 47% male vs. 53% female in that district.


  8. - DoubleDown - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:43 pm:

    I posted this late last night (1:30 am)

    Does anyone know which candidates will be attending?

    - DoubleDown - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:30 am

    2nd Congressional Candidate Forum in Peotone

    The resignation of Jesse Jackson, Jr. means residents of the Illinois Second Congressional District will elect a new representative during the April 2013 municipal election.

    Primary elections will be held February 26, 2013. Voters can attend a candidate forum in Peotone at Peotone High School organized by The Will County Farm Bureau, The Cook County Farm Bureau, Shut This Airport Nightmare Down (STAND), Will County Board Member Judy Ogalla, and Kankakee County Commissioner John Howard.

    All candidates have been invited.

    Forum Details:
    Saturday, February 9, 2013
    Peotone High School, 605 W. North St., Peotone
    Doors open at 2pm, forum begins at 2:30pm


  9. - WizzardOfOzzie - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:47 pm:

    This coupled w/ the Bloomberg ad is really good news for Robin. I didn’t see a path to victory for her, but I certainly do now.


  10. - The Captain - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:49 pm:

    It’s a chick ad, from a chick candidate.

    Sagacious analysis.


  11. - Kasich Walker, Jr. - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:52 pm:

    If Rahm doesn’t want Sandi Jackson’s furniture is it too late to file petitions to get it into the 4/9 general election?


  12. - wordslinger - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:52 pm:

    Any NRA/ISRA money going to Halvorson to get her on the air? That would be of interest to other lawmakers, I think.


  13. - Will Caskey - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 1:56 pm:

    In my experience “disseminated via cable TV and web ads” is similar if not identical to “leaving it here on YouTube with a press release.”


  14. - Kasich Walker, Jr. - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 2:02 pm:

    I regret my flippant remark, but let’s hear candidates speak more on other issues — like energy, airports, military budgets & occupation expenses, removing cannabis from schedule 1, reversing bills to fund 75 years of postal pensions in 10 years.


  15. - dupage dan - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 2:06 pm:

    === Kelly is a single issue candidate with a solution that won’t pass Congress and won’t fix the issue ===

    Look, a kitty with a gun!


  16. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 2:07 pm:

    B-,

    The Picture of Kelly, and then dropping her completely can leave some wonderning, “why is the 3rd person not talked about at all?”

    I would say leaving the picture of Kelly OUT would be more effective.


  17. - Just The Way It Is One - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 3:10 pm:

    Yikes–just like Mayor Bloomberg’s SuperPAC Ad attacking the former Congresswoman nightly for several days now, here we go again, THIS time throwing Sen. Hutchinson into their line of fire (pun INtended) as well! Ok, we get it, THAT issue, and the NRA’s influence is admittedly very important, but I just really hope the voters of the 2nd CD will start to get more vigilant now and see right through what’s really going on here, and start to insist the Candidates begin to emphasize, or RE-emphasize their positions on the plethora of the OTHER, several, significant National issues of our day in their OWN TV and Radio Ads which their future U.S. Congresswoman (or Congressman) will be grappling with and voting on their behalf about–particularly in a District which has practically (and woefully) suffered from nil representation for SEVeral months running now…!


  18. - wordslinger - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 5:35 pm:

    The Tribbies say that Bloomberg’s SuperPac “has spent at least $660,000 for 12 days of TV ads blasting Democratic congressional candidate Debbie Halvorson’s past support from the National Rifle Association….”‘

    That’s some tall cotton. The dude’s worth $25 billion.

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-bloomberg-spends-660000-on-jackson-jr-contest-20130207,0,4998345.story


  19. - Six Degrees of Separation - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 7:06 pm:

    @Just The Way It Is…

    That’s the problem.
    Airport? Robin Y Halvorson Y Hutchison Y
    Reproductive Rights? Robin Y Halvorson Y Hutchison Y
    Energy policy favorable to President?
    Robin Y Halvorson Y Hutchison Y
    ad infinitum…

    Robin has done about as well as expected in distinguishing herself with the one issue she can use. With the help of a NY sugar daddy, admittedly.


  20. - Just asking - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 7:25 pm:

    Why didn’t Bloomberg go after Toni Hutchison right away? She has appeared to be a lot closer to Halvorson with support from the NRA than any of the other challengers. Just wondering.


  21. - Yellow Dog Democrat - Thursday, Feb 7, 13 @ 8:26 pm:

    With all due respect to Robin Kelly’s critics, some of whom I find myself in agreement with quite often, I think the strategy and message laid out by her campaign is a pretty strong one.

    A multi-field race, low turnout, low public attention election, you can only run a single issue campaign.


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Economic trouble ahead?
* Chicago loses another great
* Today's quotable
* Question of the day
* *** UPDATED x1 *** A curious little e-mail survey
* Ploy or not, Chicago has to administer exams
* The master of understatement strikes again
* AG Madigan's "top 10" list
* The battle for Willie Wilson
* Motorcycle safety spending up while mass transit, Amtrak and DNR cut
* *** UPDATED x1 *** Cancer screening cuts decried
* Rookie mistakes
* Today's number: 2
* Two more problems for Aaron Schock
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* Yesterday's blog posts

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............


Search This Blog...

Search the 98th General Assembly By Bill Number
(example: HB0001)

Search the 98th General Assembly By Keyword

          
        * iPhone theft victims tricked into unlocking devices
        * New Google Play Games API puts game on TV, smartphone as controller
        * Think Retro: I'm bringing back the floppy drive
        * In pictures: Microsoft Lumia 640
        * My Friend Will Hate SeeYoo, An App To Say OMW
        * Google confirms Android Pay framework, MVNO network
        * BlackBerry Wants Startup Hustlers To Buy Its New Touchscreen Smartphone

        * Signal secure comms app for iPhone gains TextSecure compatibility
        * Hillary Clinton’s Email Problem
        * Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce Gets More Aero and Power
        * Robot Pi API Designed For Arduino And Raspberry Pi Mini PCs (video)
        * Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Up For Pre-order In Europe
        * Z-Unlimited Add-on For Ultimaker 3D Printers (video)
        * Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Unveiled In Geneva

        * Coleman helping White Sox craft new identity
        * Depth gives White Sox options in Sale's absence
        * Camp notes: Arizona rain washes out intrasquad game
        * Rodon prefers to let his game do the talking
        * Outfield prospect Hawkins not rushing his progress
        * Podcast: Good bye, Mr. White Sox
        * Minnie Miñoso an all-time great, all of the time

        ...............


        Main Menu
        Home
        Illinois
        YouTube
        Pundit rankings
        Obama
        Subscriber Content
        Durbin
        Burris
        Blagojevich Trial
        Advertising
        Updated Posts
        Polls

        Archives
        March 2015
        February 2015
        January 2015
        December 2014
        November 2014
        October 2014
        September 2014
        August 2014
        July 2014
        June 2014
        May 2014
        April 2014
        March 2014
        February 2014
        January 2014
        December 2013
        November 2013
        October 2013
        September 2013
        August 2013
        July 2013
        June 2013
        May 2013
        April 2013
        March 2013
        February 2013
        January 2013
        December 2012
        November 2012
        October 2012
        September 2012
        August 2012
        July 2012
        June 2012
        May 2012
        April 2012
        March 2012
        February 2012
        January 2012
        December 2011
        November 2011
        October 2011
        September 2011
        August 2011
        July 2011
        June 2011
        May 2011
        April 2011
        March 2011
        February 2011
        January 2011
        December 2010
        November 2010
        October 2010
        September 2010
        August 2010
        July 2010
        June 2010
        May 2010
        April 2010
        March 2010
        February 2010
        January 2010
        December 2009
        November 2009
        October 2009
        September 2009
        August 2009
        July 2009
        June 2009
        May 2009
        April 2009
        March 2009
        February 2009
        January 2009
        December 2008
        November 2008
        October 2008
        September 2008
        August 2008
        July 2008
        June 2008
        May 2008
        April 2008
        March 2008
        February 2008
        January 2008
        December 2007
        November 2007
        October 2007
        September 2007
        August 2007
        July 2007
        June 2007
        May 2007
        April 2007
        March 2007
        February 2007
        January 2007
        December 2006
        November 2006
        October 2006
        September 2006
        August 2006
        July 2006
        June 2006
        May 2006
        April 2006
        March 2006
        February 2006
        January 2006
        December 2005
        April 2005
        March 2005
        February 2005
        January 2005
        December 2004
        November 2004
        October 2004

        Blog*Spot Archives
        November 2005
        October 2005
        September 2005
        August 2005
        July 2005
        June 2005
        May 2005

        Syndication

        RSS Feed 2.0
        Comments RSS 2.0
        WordPress

        Loading


        * Police rescue man who got lost during Sunday's .....
        * Police: Passenger holds knife to NYC cabbie as .....
        * Illinois lawmakers propose measure to battle he.....
        * Illinois lawmakers’ heroin proposal has $25M pr.....
        * Rauner targets unions in Lake County speech in .....
        * 1931: "The Star-Spangled Banner"..
        * Illinois Marks Pulaski Day..
        * Lawmakers propose plan to fight heroin epidemic..
        * Chuck Sweeny: Is commuter rail in region's futu.....
        * Illinois legislators push $25M measure to battl.....


        * Status hearing set in Chicago in Islamic State case
        * More than 1M Illinois students to take new standardized test
        * St. Louis man facing drug-trafficking charge in Illinois
        * United Airlines won't accept rechargeable battery shipments
        * Cubs expect `dusty' year amid Wrigley Field renovations
        * Heavy snow hits Arizona, hail turns California beach white
        * Illinois lawmakers propose measure to battle heroin abuse
        * Eastern Illinois U. names Bradley provost new president
        * PharmaCann to accept its 2nd marijuana grow permit
        * Former Gov. Quinn earning $11,396 monthly pension

        * Lawmakers introduce heroin harm reduction bill
        * Rauner: New Jersey is 'going down the drain'
        * Hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner
        * Tim Butler, congressional staffer, selected to fill former Rep. Rich Brauer's seat
        * Schock reimburses costs for lavish 'Downton Abbey' office decor
        * Brauer replacement could be chosen as early as Saturday
        * Quinn advocates consumer rights, blasts Rauner's budget
        * Rauner says he's 'staying out' of Chicago mayor's race
        * Quinn advocates consumer rights in Loyola speech
        * Judge won't delay sentencing for former state lawmaker Farnham

        * Join us: Crain's 2015 Physicians Breakfast
        * Obamacare's survival hangs on four words at Supreme Court
        * A shot at Christie? Rauner says NJ is 'going down the drain'
        * Shell unveils plan to replace union workers 2 days before talks
        * Wintrust restarts Illinois deals engine with Glen Ellyn acquisition


          * Snow, sleet to make roads slick this morning
          * 1 dead, 3 wounded in shootings on Far South, South sides
          * Police: Officers save man's life in West Englewood
          * Union members speak out against right-to-work in Wisconsin
          * Hometown bank robbed
          * Man who wouldn't testify against brother guilty of contempt of court
          * Some police stations offered as safe zones for Craigslist sales
          * Judge to allow secret recordings to be played at Schaumburg ex-cop's trial
          * Man charged with robbing woman on NW Side
          * PharmaCann gets latest license to grow medical marijuana


          * SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS
          * Results: 2015 Chicago municipal election
          * Chicago ends standoff, agrees to give new state test
          * I Believe In The Piano
          * Comprehensive, Controversial Heroin Legislation Introduced
          * Houston Shredded: Springfield Mayor Loses Primary
          * Foundations Help Fill School Funding Gaps
          * Ex-Gov. Quinn Begins Collecting $137,000 Pension
          * Ex-Gov. Quinn Begins Collecting Six-Figure Pension
          * WUIS / SJ-R Business Report - Sprucing Up Springfield; Karpman Furs Closing


          * Lawmakers introduce heroin harm reduction bill
          * Kathleen Parker: Twitter as America's conscience
          * Quote of the Day: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
          * Rauner: New Jersey is 'going down the drain'
          * Jorge Chapa: Illinois' majority-minority future and the age-race shift
          * Quote of the Day: Monday, March 2, 2015
          * Hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner
          * Our Opinion: Looking for the leaders among Springfield's candidates
          * Statehouse Insider: That's not a nice thing to say
          * Rep. Rodney Davis and Rep. Mike Bost: Strong financial markets benefit Illinois


          * Carbondale woman celebrates a century
          * BFD: Fatal fire on West Monroe not considered suspicious
          * Icy streets force closure of Unit 5, D-87, other schools
          * Selma 50 marchers remember 1965 event that led to voting rights
          * N-G Exclusive: Driver was in earlier MTD bus-pedestrian crash
          * Legislation would name bridge after Lane Evans
          * Attorney falls ill in court during jury selection
          * Boy testifies in criminal sex abuse case
          * Lawmakers propose plan to fight heroin epidemic
          * Mt. Zion board amends rules on comments


          * Liberia calls for Ebola 'Marshall Plan' to rebuild economies
          * Cubs: Wrigley's right-field bleachers may be delayed until June
          * Mayors: Really 3 things in Rauner budget hurt suburbs
          * Illinois' Adams County sees meth lab seizures drop
          * Report: As Ebola wanes, other countries remain vulnerable

          * Why I Won't Be At Israeli PM's Speech - Hu...
          * Immigrants hear how Obama policy might gai...
          * Immigrants hear how Obama policy might ben...
          * FIBRA Prologis to Participate in Citi's 20...
          * FIBRA Prologis Asistirá a la Conferencia d...
          * Gutierrez: I'll Shut Down DHS Instead of V...
          * Obama Weighs Partial Rollout of Immigratio...
          * Gutierrez: Obama eyes partial launch of an...
          * Gutierrez: GOP 'hurting themselves' with k...
          * Gutierrez Reveals WH Considering Implement...

          * US Congress Awaits Controversial Netanyahu......

          * Senate Republicans Reveal Their Supreme Co......
          * Leading Democrat senator blasts administra......
          * Pro-Israel lobbyists heap Iran pressure on......

          * "The Public Barber" Opens On Wilson
          * Old Democrat white guy repeats worn out talking points for Axelrod's IOP
          * Illinoisans pay high taxes compared to other Midwest families
          * Schock repays for office redecorating
          * Pat Hughes Speaking at the Ford County Lincoln Day Dinner
          * Learning Social Media For Small Businesses, Start-Ups, Entrepreneurs, Etc.
          * Rauner, Emanuel both likely to be tagged with United Steelworkers strike
          * Seaworld Food Market On Argyle Closes
          * One Earth Film Festival In Uptown This Saturday
          * Custer’s First Stand


          * IEMA Urges People to Prepare for Severe Weather - Tornadoes, floods and severe storms can happen any time of year
          * IDHS helps more than 5,000 individuals with disabilities find jobs - Program offers necessary tools to earn a living wage and become more independent
          * 24th Anniversary Desert Storm Remembrance Ceremony
          * Illinois Department of Human Rights Announces 2015 Spring Training Schedule
          * Snow and Freezing Rain to Impact Travel in Illinois - IDOT Crews Prepared to Battle Winter Weather this Weekend




              Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller