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Mailer urges Dems to vote for Sandack

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014

* A political committee that doesn’t seem to be registered yet with the state has sent a mailer to Democrats urging them to vote in the Republican primary for Rep. Ron Sandack…

As noted above, Illinois Common Sense PAC is not registered with the board of elections.

Sandack’s opponent Keith Matune is supported by Dan Proft.

* Meanwhile, here’s one of several pieces criticizing Rep. Jeanne Ives…

Rep. Ives’ Republican opponent is backed by organized labor, particularly the teachers.

* And speaking of Ives, House GOP Leader Jim Durkin has been making the round of campaign offices today and stopped by to see Ives…

Caption?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


30 Comments
  1. - Frank - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 11:58 am:

    Rep. Durkin meets with Leader Ives and her chief of staff Dan Proft in Wheaton today.


  2. - LincolnLounger - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:02 pm:

    It’s too bad Common Sense doesn’t have a proofreader. Yikes.


  3. - Powell - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:05 pm:

    “the more we work together, together, together…the happier we’ll be”
    -Durkin signing, not Ives.


  4. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:06 pm:

    “We’re here for our Counseling Session…”


  5. - Walter Mitty - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:08 pm:

    These boots are made for walking…..


  6. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:12 pm:

    (Picture taken)

    Durkin: [Redacted excerpt] and Proft too!

    Ives: See you in Caucus…


  7. - wordslinger - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:14 pm:

    Beware the Ives of March.


  8. - Michelle Flaherty - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:15 pm:

    Putting the super in super minority.


  9. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:17 pm:

    - wordslinger -,

    Nicely done, forgot that one.

    Jeanne Ives stopped lecturing 3rd Graders long enough to take a picture with Leader Durkin. Ives then proceeded to continue her lecturing, making the parents cry…


  10. - Bill White - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:20 pm:

    Caption?

    Let’s invite Sandack and Matune for a round of golf. Tom Cross can caddy.


  11. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:21 pm:

    HDem operative takes this picture for IHDM Fundraising.


  12. - Mittuns - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:22 pm:

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and “Sweet” Dee Reynolds pose for a photo outside an innocuous brick building.

    It’s Always Crazy in Wheaton.


  13. - Mittuns - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:24 pm:

    On Primary Day, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin counts his minuses.


  14. - Chicago Cynic - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:26 pm:

    As Leader I love all my members…even THIS one.


  15. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:29 pm:

    Jeanne Ives agrees to photo to only have the opportunity to get her knife out of Leader Durkin’s back without anyone noticing.


  16. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:36 pm:

    After the picture, Leader Durkin inquired of Rep. Ives about some missing frozen strawberries…


  17. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:56 pm:

    Jeanne Ives invited all of her friends in the HGOP Caucus to come to her polling place on Election Day.

    Leader Durkin showed…and…


  18. - DuPage - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 12:57 pm:

    I think it is a good thing Ives got zero results. I hope gets zero results in the future.


  19. - Johnny Q. Suburban - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 1:00 pm:

    Man, I would hope the Sandack campaign had an apparatus of their own to target Dems. I would assume they’ve been doing that, but then again if HRO was calling the shots maybe not.


  20. - Big Muddy - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 1:03 pm:

    Ives with the only member of the entire General Assembly that will talk with her.


  21. - Kye Hillman - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 1:05 pm:

    Hey, if you ever figure out who made the mailer, give them my email address. In the future I would love to give them our updated logo. :)


  22. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 1:11 pm:

    i`d like to help you out,which way did you come in?


  23. - cicero - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 1:41 pm:

    The captain of the Titanic with a member of his crew


  24. - Commonsense in Illinois - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 1:42 pm:

    Jim Durkin and daughter on the first day of college…


  25. - Jake From Elwood - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 1:51 pm:

    Wait just one minute here…the Adam Johnson advertisement is factually incorrect. Michael Madigan has passed many bills over the years. So, leprechauns do pass bills, and only the Easter Bunny and Jeanne Ives have not. I demand a retraction.


  26. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 2:18 pm:

    silly season comes to an end.


  27. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 3:00 pm:

    i keep my friends close,enemy`s closer.


  28. - Pot calling kettle - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 3:05 pm:

    Later, Rep. Ives was surprised to learn she had posed for a picture with the leader of her caucus. She said, “Well, I hope he votes for me.”


  29. - anon sequitor - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 3:38 pm:

    There’s a sad sort of clanging
    From the clock in the hall
    And the bells in the steeple, too
    And up in the nursery
    An absurd little bird
    Is popping out to say coo-coo
    (Coo-coo, coo-coo)

    So long, farewell
    Auf Wiedersehen, adieu

    Adieu, adieu
    To you and you and you


  30. - Come on man - Tuesday, Mar 18, 14 @ 4:50 pm:

    You could probs send a mailer to soft d’s for less than 5 grand so no need to register the PAC.


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